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Effect of Weave Structure on Thermo-Physiological Properties of Cotton Fabrics

Sheraz Ahmad / Faheem Ahmad / Ali Afzal / Abher Rasheed / Muhammad Mohsin
  • Centre for Advancement of Textile Engineering and Technology, University of Engineering and Technology Lahore, Faisalabad Campus Faisalabad, Pakistan
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Published Online: 2015-03-01 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.2478/aut-2014-0011


This paper aims to investigate the relationship between fabric weave structure and its comfort properties. The two basic weave structures and four derivatives for each selected weave structure were studied. Comfort properties, porosity, air permeability and thermal resistance of all the fabric samples were determined. In our research the 1/1 plain weave structure showed the highest thermal resistance making it suitable for cold climatic conditions. The 2/2 matt weave depicted the lowest thermal resistance which makes it appropriate for hot climatic conditions.

Keywords: cotton; response surface regression; thermo-physiological comfort; weave


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Published Online: 2015-03-01

Citation Information: Autex Research Journal, Volume 15, Issue 1, Pages 30–34, ISSN (Online) 2300-0929, DOI: https://doi.org/10.2478/aut-2014-0011.

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