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 JTST  Vol.8 No.1 , February 2022
Study on Recycling Garments Wastage as an Alternative Sizing Material
Abstract: This paper deals with garments wastage, which could proficiently assess alternative sizing materials than conventional sizing materials. In this research, the synthesized Carboxymethyl Cellulose (CMC) was originated from garments wastages and after that, synthesized CMC and exported CMC were added in sizing recipe for newly sized yarn and conventionally sized yarn respectively. Yarn count, strength, CSP, desizing efficiency and dye absorbency have been evaluated and a comparison has been made among the samples. Less count variation was found in newly sized yarn and a desirable amount of strength & CSP were also acquired in newly sized yarn but it was slightly less than the conventional one. After desizing and dye absorbency test, it has shown a favorable character for further steps like dyeing, printing, etc. These findings convey that synthesized CMC prepared from garments wastage in this study are good candidates for alternative sizing agents.
Cite this paper: Uddin, M. , Emon, J. and Niloy, J. (2022) Study on Recycling Garments Wastage as an Alternative Sizing Material. Journal of Textile Science and Technology, 8, 15-24. doi: 10.4236/jtst.2022.81002.
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