Volume 14, Issue 5 (September 1986)

    Effect of Fiber Loss by Carding on Average Fiber Diameter of Core Samples of Grease Wool

    (Received 23 December 1985; accepted 17 March 1986)

    CODEN: JTEOAD

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    Abstract

    Sixty wool samples were obtained from a commercial testing laboratory to study the effects of fiber loss by carding on the average fiber diameter measurements of 12.7 mm core samples. No difference (P > 0.05) was found between operators or between carded and uncarded paired samples. The commercial laboratory had smaller (P < 0.05) coefficients of variation than the University of Wyoming Wool Measurement Laboratory. The correlation between fiber diameter and card fallout was 0.899, but did not change the mean fiber diameter of any samples.


    Author Information:

    Stobart, RH
    Assistant ProfessorMember of ASTM, University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY

    Morrison, EJ
    Graduate Assistant, University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY


    Stock #: JTE10339J

    ISSN: 0090-3973

    DOI: 10.1520/JTE10339J

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    Title Effect of Fiber Loss by Carding on Average Fiber Diameter of Core Samples of Grease Wool
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