Indian Journal of Fibre & Textile Research

 

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VOLUME  36

NUMBER 3

SEPTEMBER 2011

CODEN: IJFRET

 

ISSN: 0971-0426 (Print); 0975-1025 (Online)

 

 

CONTENTS

 

Novel technique for improving yarn quality and reducing hairiness in conventional ring frame

R Murugan,  C Vigneswaran &  Anindya Ghosh

 

211

Acid resistance of flax braided reinforced epoxy composite tubes

R S Vignesh Balaji, V R Giri Dev & A Peer Mohamed

 

215

Structural changes in yarns during extension and their relationship with subsequent processes

S M Ishtiaque, A Das  & P K Mallik

 

221

Spirality of cotton plain knitted fabrics with respect to variation in yarn and machine parameters

V K Kothari, G Singh, K Roy & R Varshney

 

227

Development of durable antibacterial agent from ban-ajwain seed (Thymus serpyllum)
for cotton fabric

M P Sathianarayanan, B M Chaudhari & N V Bhat

 

234

Evaluation of a new single parameter for characterising the compressional properties of
weft-knitted fabrics

G Gunasekaran, C V Koushik, V Subramaniam & T Ramachandran

 

242

Stretch and growth properties of mulberry woven silk fabrics

G Thimma Reddy, Vijaykumar P Kathari,  Aswatha Reddy &  Subrata Das

 

248

Optimization of thermophile Bacillus licheniformis α-amylase desizing of  cotton fabrics

D Saravanan, A Arul Prakash, D Jagadeeshwaran, G Nalankilli, T Ramachandran &
C Prabakaran

 

253

Accessibility of mercerized, bioscoured and dried cotton yarns

Igor Jordanov & Biljana Mangovska

 

259

Nanotechnology to improve coloration and antimicrobial properties of silk fabrics

M M El-Molla, E M El-Khatib, M S El-Gammal & S H Abdel-fattah

 

266

Chitosan-polyethylene glycol coated cotton membranes for wound dressings

Bhuvanesh Gupta, Shalini Saxena, Abha Arora & Mohammad Sarwar Alam

 

 

272

Short Communications

 

 

 

Effect of composition of knitted fabrics on their cooling efficiency at simulated sweating

Lubos Hes & Mariana Ursache

 

281

A novel method of yarn traversing suitable even for longer traverse lengths

Milind Koranne

 

285

 

 

Review Articles

 

 

 

Atmospheric pressure plasma treatment of textiles using non-polymerising gases

Kiran H Kale & A N Desai

 

289

Elastane fabrics – A tool for stretch applications in sports

M.Senthilkumar, N Anbumani & J Hayavadana

 

300

 

 

 

 

 

 

Announcement- Special issue on Functional Clothing

Announcement- Conference on ATNT 2011 & WCRC-5

 

Announcement

 

 

 

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