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 JTST  Vol.2 No.1 , February 2016
Investigation of the Physical Properties of Jute Blended Yarn Using a Novel Approach in Spinning Process
Abstract: This work reports the successful outcomes to process the polyester, acrylic and wool fiber along with jute fiber exclusively using existing jute processing machineries for manufacturing the 241 tex jute blended yarn. The blending was performed at feeding stage of breaker carding machine and blending ratio of jute and polyester/acrylic/wool fibers is 80:20. Manufacturing of jute blended yarns will create a new opportunity for extending the uses of jute fibers in value added jute products. The present work is concerned with the investigation of physical properties such as tenacity, elongation % at break, quality ratio, unevenness, imperfections (thick, thin & neps) and hairiness of manufactured jute blended yarns. The jute-polyester (80/20) blended yarn shows the higher strength and more evenness compared to jute-acrylic (80/20), jute-wool (80/20) blended and 100% jute yarn.
Cite this paper: Shahid, M.A., Mahabubuzzaman, A.K.M., Ahmed, F. and Ali, A. (2016) Investigation of the Physical Properties of Jute Blended Yarn Using a Novel Approach in Spinning Process. Journal of Textile Science and Technology, 2, 1-6. doi: 10.4236/jtst.2016.21001.
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