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Identifying the strength properties of cotton polyester blended woven fabrics of different fiber content

Author Affiliations

  • 1Department of Fabric Engineering, Bangladesh University of Textiles, Tejgoan, Dhaka-1208, Bangladesh
  • 2Department of Textile Engineering, Southeast University of Bangladesh, Dhaka-1208, Bangladesh
  • 3Department of Textile Engineering, National Institute of Textile Engineering and Research, Kohinoor gate, Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • 4Department of Textile Engineering, Dhaka University of Engineering and Technology, Shimultoly Rd, Gazipur 1707, Bangladesh
  • 5Department of Wet Processing Engineering, Bangladesh University of Textiles, Tejgoan, Dhaka-1208, Bangladesh

Res. J. Material Sci., Volume 7, Issue (2), Pages 1-6, May,16 (2019)

Abstract

Strength has direct consequences with the polyester content percentage of the cotton polyester blended woven fabrics. The findings of this research proved that strength is increased if the polyester content percentage is increased in the cotton polyester blended woven fabrics and vice versa. Three types of cotton polyester blended woven fabrics of different composition and constructions were used in this research and for doing the required tear and tensile tests. Finished fabrics were collected from the fabric mill for conducting the required strength tests in accordance with ASTM D2261 standard (tear) and ASTM D76 standard (tensile). This research proved that strength depends on the polyester content percentage of cotton polyester blended woven fabrics and it opened a potential way for the scholars to further study in this field.

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