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Volume 50, Issue 1 (July 2021)
Effect of Tuck and Miss Stitch on the Geometrical Properties of Regenerated Cellulose Plain and Derivative Knit Structures
(Received 19 April 2021; accepted 26 May 2021)
Published Online: 21 July 2021
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This study aimed to analyze the effect of tuck and miss stitch structures of regenerated cellulose fabrics like viscose, modal, Tencel, and bamboo. The fabrics were developed with the same stitch length and tightness factor and analyzed for their geometrical properties after dry and wet relaxation. The study results revealed that wet relaxation treatment showed more significant changes in the geometrical constant values (K) than the dry relaxation process. The highest wale density change was noted with cross miss stitch fabric and a maximum course density change noted for cross tuck samples after dry and wet relaxation. The differences in wale and course density were noted as statistically insignificant for the aforementioned structure after dry and wet relaxation (p > 0.05). However, in the case of stitch density, there is a statistical significance noted for the tested samples (p < 0.05). The maximum changes were noted in plain fabric followed by twill structure. The loop shape factor (Kr) value suggests higher distortion in the cross tuck fabric and after wet relaxation over dry relaxed samples followed by plain, twill, and miss stitch structures, and we also noted the relaxation process did not alter the loop shape factor (Kr) significantly between the dry and wet process (p > 0.05).
Department of Costume Design & Fashion, PSG College of Arts and Science, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu
Department of Handloom and Textile Technology, Indian Institute of Handloom Technology, Ministry of Textiles, Govt. of India, Shantipur, Nadia, West Bengal
Sampath Kumar, S. Kubera
Department of Chemical Engineering (Textile Technology), Vignan’s Foundation for Science, Technology & Research (Deemed to Be University), Guntur, Andhra Pradesh
Department of Fashion Technology, PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu
Kumar, K. V.
Department of Knitting, Shahi Exports Pvt Ltd, Bangalore, Karnataka
Rajwin, A. Jebastin
Department of Fashion Technology, Sona College of Technology, Salem, Tamil Nadu
Stock #: JTE20210257
Title Effect of Tuck and Miss Stitch on the Geometrical Properties of Regenerated Cellulose Plain and Derivative Knit Structures