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The Effect Of Sodium Alginate Concentration On The Rheological Parameters Of Spinning Solutions

Magdalena Brzezińska
  • Technical University of Lodz, Department of Material and Commodity Sciences and Textile Metrology, Zeromskiego 116, 90-924 Lodz, Poland
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Published Online: 2015-06-26 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.2478/aut-2014-0044


The aim of the study was to determine the rheological properties of solutions of two types of sodium alginate in water. Rheological studies were carried out to determine the rheological properties of the spinning solutions. Polymer solutions of different concentrations were obtained. Based on the preliminary research of the concentrations of solutions, the proper n and k parameters were selected in order to obtain fibre by wet spinning from solution method. For selected concentrations of polymer solutions, the calcium alginate fibres were obtained.

Keywords: Biodegradable polymer; alginate fibres; rheological parameters


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Published Online: 2015-06-26

Published in Print: 2015-06-01

Citation Information: Autex Research Journal, Volume 15, Issue 2, Pages 123–126, ISSN (Online) 2300-0929, DOI: https://doi.org/10.2478/aut-2014-0044.

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