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Usage Quality Assessment of Weft Knitted Fabrics Made of Modal Fibers

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Knitwear that are worn in direct contact with the skin, are often made of man-made artificial fibers from cellulose which provide silky touch and exceptional contact comfort. In this paper three different circular weft double jersey knitted fabrics made of single modal ring, rotor and air-jet spun yarns of the same linear density, all made of bright staple modal fibers of linear density of 1.3 dtex and length of 38/40 mm, were used. With the purpose of analyzing the influence of differently spun modal yarns and the knitted fabrics processing level on their properties, along with the basic characterization of yarns, the usage quality of raw and finished knitted fabrics were evaluated and their applicability assessed.


  • Modal knitwear
  • Double jersey
  • Ring, rotor and air-jet spun yarn
  • Textile testing

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This paper is funding by the Croatian science foundation within the Project IP-2016-06-5278 (Comfort and antimicrobial properties of textiles and footwear, principal investigator: Prof. Zenun Skenderi, PhD).

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Tomljenović, A., Živičnjak, J., Vrljičak, Z., Stamać, V. (2022). Usage Quality Assessment of Weft Knitted Fabrics Made of Modal Fibers. In: Msahli, S., Debbabi, F. (eds) Advances in Applied Research on Textile and Materials - IX. CIRATM 2020. Springer Proceedings in Materials, vol 17. Springer, Cham.

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