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Fibers and Polymers

, Volume 6, Issue 3, pp 250–258 | Cite as

Effect of opening roller speed, drums speed difference and suction air pressure on properties of open-end friction spun polyester and acrylic yarns

  • Prashant Vishnoi
  • S. M. Ishtiaque
  • A. Das
Article

Abstract

The present paper is concerned with the influence of opening roller speed, drum speed difference and suction air pressure on properties of polyester and acrylic open-end friction spun yarns. The results shows that the opening roller speed and the suction air pressure have considerable influence on the characteristics of polyester and acrylic open-end friction spun yarns. In case of polyester yarns the unevenness, imperfection and hairiness decreases and the yarn tenacity increases with the increase in opening roller speed and suction air pressure. However for acrylic yarns the unevenness and imperfections decreases and tenacity increases with the increase in opening roller speed and suction air pressure.

Keywords

Acrylic fibre Drums speed difference Opening roller speed Polyester fibre Suction air pressure 

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© The Korean Fiber Society 2005

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Textile TechnologyIndian Institute of TechnologyNew DelhiIndia

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