Journal of Fashion Technology & Textile Engineering2329-9568

Research Article, J Fashion Technol Textile Eng Vol: 5 Issue: 1

Using Fair Isle Knitted Fabrics as Electromagnetic Shielding

Bahadur Goonesh Kumar1*, Satyadev Rosunee2 and Mark Bradshaw3
1Faculty of Engineering, (CILL) Centre for Innovative and Lifelong Learning, University of Mauritius, Mauritius
2Faculty of Engineering, University of Mauritius, Mauritius
3Department of Fashion and Textiles, De Montfort University, Leicester, United Kingdom
Corresponding author : Bahadur Goonesh Kumar
Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Engineering, (CILL) Centre for Innovative and Lifelong Learning, University of Mauritius
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Received: November 25, 2016 Accepted: March 02, 2017 Published: March 05, 2017
Citation: Bahadur G K, Rosunee S, Bradshaw M (2017) Using Fair Isle Knitted Fabrics as Electromagnetic Shielding. J Fashion Technol Textile Eng 5:1. doi:10.4172/2329-9568.1000145

Abstract

Experiments were carried out in this research paper with knitted fabrics using Fair Isle Knitting techniques as EM shielding. Five different patterns were designed and knitted on a domestic knitting machine by using punch cards. The samples were knitted with 100% cotton yarns and conductive yarns.

Keywords: Fabrics; Electromagnetic Shielding; Knitting

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