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American Journal of Materials Engineering and Technology. 2014, 2(2), 14-16
DOI: 10.12691/materials-2-2-3
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Pretreatment of Angora Rabbit Fibers

M. İbrahim Bahtiyari1, , Asım Davulcu1 and Hüseyin Benli2

1Erciyes University Textile Engineering Department, Kayseri, Turkey

2Erciyes University Mustafa Çıkrıkçıoğlu Vocational School, Kayseri, Turkey

Pub. Date: May 27, 2014
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Angora: From Fiber to Fabric)

Cite this paper:
M. İbrahim Bahtiyari, Asım Davulcu and Hüseyin Benli. Pretreatment of Angora Rabbit Fibers. American Journal of Materials Engineering and Technology. 2014; 2(2):14-16. doi: 10.12691/materials-2-2-3

Abstract

Angora rabbit fibers are very attractive for the consumers because of its physical and chemical properties. It has been used as a textile good for a long time but the production and consumption rates were low. This makes it popular and a sign of the wealthy. On the other hand the processing of Angora rabbit fibers has to be managed cautiously because of its structure. As a result of this, pretreatment of them has great importance in terms of the saving its original properties. These fibers are clean and no heavy pretreatment is needed. Even so in the need of the pretreatment processes, it is recommended to use the pretreatment methods valid for the wool but in mild conditions. In this review article, information on the pretreatment of Angora rabbit fibers were compiled and recent studies on angora fibers in terms of the issue were summarized.

Keywords:
Angora rabbit fiber pretreatment

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