Comparing the hairiness of solospun and ring spun worsted yarns

Chang, Lingli and Wang, Xungai 2003, Comparing the hairiness of solospun and ring spun worsted yarns, Textile research journal, vol. 73, no. 7, pp. 640-644.

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Title Comparing the hairiness of solospun and ring spun worsted yarns
Author(s) Chang, Lingli
Wang, Xungai
Journal name Textile research journal
Volume number 73
Issue number 7
Start page 640
End page 644
Publisher Sage
Place of publication Thousand Oaks, Calif.
Publication date 2003
ISSN 0040-5175
1746-7748
Summary This paper compares the hairiness of Solospun yarns with conventional ring spun worsted yams of the same specifications. A 24-spindles worsted ring spinning frame is used to spin the Solospun and conventional ring spun yarns at the same time, and yarn hairiness is measured. The total hairiness number (Tp), the number of hairs longer than or equal to 3mm (S3), the percentage of longer hairs in total hairs (100S3/Tp), and the total hair length per unit yarn length (K' ) are used to compare the hairiness of these yams. The results indicate that the Solospun yarn exhibits less hairiness in each of the hair length groups and has lower variations in yarn hairiness. The hair-length distribution of the Solospun yarn follows an exponential law just like conventional ring spun yams. There is a statistically significant difference between the Solospun and conventional ring spun yams for T p, S3, and K', but the difference in 1 00S 3/Tp is not statistically significant for these yams. In addition, the Tp, S3, and K' values of the Solospun yarn decrease with twist increase and increase with spindle speed increase, but the 100S3/Tp values of the Solospun and conventional ring spun yarns in this study behave differently in that they are affected by twist level and spindle speed.


Language eng
Field of Research 091012 Textile Technology
HERDC Research category C1 Refereed article in a scholarly journal
Copyright notice ©2003 by SAGE Publications
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30001946

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