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Journal of Fashion Technology & Textile EngineeringISSN: 2329-9568

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Research Article, J Fashion Technol Textile Eng Vol: 4 Issue: 3

Analysis on Formation Mechanism of Sheen Phenomena in Wool-containing Fabrics

Yiren Chen, Ziwei Wu and Xinwang Cao*
College of Textiles Science and Engineering, Wuhan Textile University, Wuhan 430200, China
Corresponding author : Xinwang Cao
College of Textiles Science & Engineering, Wuhan Textile University, Wuhan 430200, China
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Received: May 11, 2016 Accepted: August 18, 2016 Published: August 23, 2016
Citation: Chen Y, Wu Z, Cao X (2016) Analysis on Formation Mechanism of Sheen Phenomena in Wool-containing Fabrics. J Fashion Technol Textile Eng 4:3.doi:10.4172/2329-9568.1000140

Abstract

In order to solve the sheen phenomena of wool-containing fabrics in wear, and increase their value, the fabric structure and chemical composition in sheen and non-sheen areas of wool-containing fabric were analyzed and discussed. It was concluded that the forming mechanism of sheen phenomena was caused by wool ramentums damaged under mechanical exotic actions and the fabrics becoming smooth, and the reflection getting stronger. Meanwhile, there were grease and lipoid in sheen area which were attached to the fiber surface and the fibers were adhesive together, the hairiness lies down. All of these aggravate the sheen phenomena. The methods of elimination of sheen phenomena were soil removal finishing, degreasing and fluffing finishing.

Keywords: Wool-containing fabric; Sheen phenomena; Fabric structure; Chemical character

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