Development of a test method for investigating moisture transfer rate of textiles

Mbise, E., Dias, T. ORCID: 0000-0002-3533-0398, Hurley, W. ORCID: 0000-0003-0521-7156 and Morris, R. ORCID: 0000-0001-5511-3457, 2018. Development of a test method for investigating moisture transfer rate of textiles. Journal of Textile Engineering & Fashion Technology, 4 (3), pp. 254-261. ISSN 2574-8114

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Moisture management textiles have proved to be one of the fastest growing sector in textiles. New research and development of these textiles have pushed the boundaries of textile testing equipment as new test methods are required.

This paper will focus on the development of test method with potential application in testing and analyzing of textile fabrics which can be used in moisture management industry. A new system has been developed which allows fabrics moisture transmission to be tested whilst situated between two variable conditions mini chambers. The system allows moisture level to be monitored by precision weight scale and all the real-time data can be controlled and analyzed by computer.

The system was tested by using a knitted spacer fabric and proved to be useful and reliable kit for analysis of moisture transmission at various testing conditions.

Item Type: Journal article
Publication Title: Journal of Textile Engineering & Fashion Technology
Creators: Mbise, E., Dias, T., Hurley, W. and Morris, R.
Date: 2018
Volume: 4
Number: 3
ISSN: 2574-8114
Divisions: Schools > School of Art and Design
Schools > School of Science and Technology
Record created by: Linda Sullivan
Date Added: 01 Nov 2018 15:45
Last Modified: 01 Nov 2018 15:45

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