In this paper; the influence of change in surface morphology of raw material fiber on pill generation is investigated (along with mechanical and physical properties of fabrics). Fabric samples are treated with several physicochemical processing. The difference in condition of scales and the relation with pill generation were discussed and clarified. The plain knit wear is widely used for sportswear and childâ€™s underwear subjected to high activity. Such clothing necessitates comfortable and soft touch and besides the surface of the clothing must be kept smooth and anti-pilling condition. These requirements are hopeful for comfortable clothing life. Thus; the present paper is believed to be a suitable topic relevant to Kansei Engineering.
Keywords: Pilling; Surface morphology; Wool-Knit; Physicochemical treat
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