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Journal of Polymer and Biopolymer Physics Chemistry. 2014, 2(3), 44-49
DOI: 10.12691/jpbpc-2-3-1
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Comparatively Study of Natural and Polymeric Cotton

Karthikeyan M. R1 and Omprakash Sahu2,

1Department of Textile Engineering, KIOT, Wollo University, South Wollo, Ethiopia

2Department of Chemical Engineering, KIOT, Wollo University, Kombolcha, Ethiopia

Pub. Date: July 02, 2014

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Karthikeyan M. R and Omprakash Sahu. Comparatively Study of Natural and Polymeric Cotton. Journal of Polymer and Biopolymer Physics Chemistry. 2014; 2(3):44-49. doi: 10.12691/jpbpc-2-3-1


An Investigation of the properties of weft knitted fabrics produced from organically made cotton vis-à-vis regular cotton knitted fabric is reported. The yarn is made with organically produced cotton and regular cotton and the fabric was knitted using single jersey machines. The fabrics were subsequently dyed using natural dyes. The naturally dyed knitted fabrics were examined for shrinkage, bursting strength, abrasion resistance, colour fastness properties. The result show that the knitted fabrics produced from organically grown cotton is superior in performance in comparing with fabrics produced from regular cotton.

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