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The Effect Of Weave Construction On Tear Strength Of Woven Fabrics

Selin Hanife Eryuruk / Fatma Kalaoğlu
Published Online: 2015-09-23 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/aut-2015-0004


The tear strength of a woven fabric is very important, since it is more closely related to serviceability of the fabric. Tearing strength of the fabrics depend on the mobility of the yarn within the fabric structure. In this study, the tearing strength of four types of fabrics warp rib, weft rib, ripstop and plain weave were analysed, which were produced in different densities and with filament and texturised polyester yarns.

Keywords: Tear strength; warp rib; weft rib; ripstop; plain weave


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Published Online: 2015-09-23

Published in Print: 2015-09-01

Citation Information: Autex Research Journal, Volume 15, Issue 3, Pages 207–214, ISSN (Online) 2300-0929, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/aut-2015-0004.

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