Physical Testing of Textiles

B. P. Saville

March 24, 1999 by CRC Press
Reference - 336 Pages
ISBN 9780849305689 - CAT# WP0568

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  • Provides extensive coverage of physical properties
  • Focuses on standard and reproducible tests
  • Examines the properties of fiber, yarn, and fabric
  • Summary

    This book covers the physical testing of textiles in the form of fiber, yarn, and fabric - based mainly on British and American standard methods of testing.
    Topics include:
  • sampling
  • measurement errors
  • fiber length and width measurement
  • yarn linear density
  • twist
  • evenness
  • hairiness
  • tensile strength of all forms
  • tear strength
  • dimensional stability
  • serviceability
  • wear comfort
  • thermal and moisture properties
  • color fastness
  • objective assessment of fabric handle
  • quality assurance
    Physical Testing of Textiles serves as a modern study on the subject, providing a comprehensive resource for students joining the textile industry as well as professionals and personnel working in the areas of testing and quality assurance.
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