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Yarn-Engineering Based on the Simulation of Knitted Fabrics - Innovative Chances For the Engineering of Blended Yarns

M. Gerig and B. Wulfhorst


Differences in yarn structure influence the properties and the characteristics of fabrics produced from these yarns. Therefore the securing and controlling of quality in spinning mills aims at providing the basis for a yarn production process that takes the final article into consideration. A fundamental support for the engineering of blended cotton yarns is the possibility to simulate knitted and woven fabrics, taking the yarn characteristics as a starting point.

Reprinted from Proceedings of the 1998 Beltwide Cotton Conferences pp. 805 - 809
©National Cotton Council, Memphis TN

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