Fibers and Polymers

, Volume 13, Issue 2, pp 258–263 | Cite as

The effect of different connections in double layered woven fabrics on comfort properties

  • Pelin Gurkan Unal
  • Gonca Ozcelik Kayseri
  • Zehra Evrim Kanat
Article

Abstract

With the increasing demand of fabrics for special usage areas, more complex woven structures are designed and from the structural point of view, especially the parameters which affect the comfort properties become more important. This paper reports the effect of structural parameters of double layered woven fabrics, such as number of interlacing picks, period of interlacing and number of weft skips on the basic comfort properties of the fabrics (thickness, air permeability and wicking properties) produced according to Taguchi orthogonal array design. The investigated parameters were determined before and after finishing treatment. According to the results, it is found that period of interlacing has an important effect on the thickness and air permeability of both untreated and treated fabrics whereas in terms of drying coefficient, the effect of the investigated parameters is not statistically important.

Keywords

Double layered woven fabric Thickness Air permeability Drying coefficient Wetting 

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© The Korean Fiber Society and Springer Netherlands 2012

Authors and Affiliations

  • Pelin Gurkan Unal
    • 1
  • Gonca Ozcelik Kayseri
    • 2
  • Zehra Evrim Kanat
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Textile Engineering, Faculty of EngineeringNamık Kemal UniversityCorlu, TekirdağTurkey
  2. 2.Emel Akın Vocational Training SchoolEge UniversityBornova, IzmirTurkey
  3. 3.Department of Textile Engineering, Faculty of EngineeringEge UniversityBornova, IzmirTurkey

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