Encyclopedic Dictionary of Polymers

2011 Edition
| Editors: Jan W. Gooch

Break Factor

  • Jan W. Gooch
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-6247-8_1561

n A measure of yarn strength calculated as: (1) the product of breaking strength times indirect yarn number, or (2) the product of breaking strength times the reciprocal of the direct yarn number.

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  • Jan W. Gooch
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  1. 1.AtlantaUSA