December 2019, Vol. 4, No. 12, pp 294-297. 

​​The Effect of Weave Structure on Mechanical Property of Denim Fabric

Derseh Yilie Lemeneh, Amanuel Borena, Alamaw Gezahegn, Temesgen Dekeba
Ethiopian Institute of Textile and Fashion Technology, Bahir Dar University, Bahir Dar, Ethiopia.

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Fabrics are designed to fit different projected demands in order to be suitable for their end use.  Strength and abrasion resistance of fabric is very important for the end use of the fabric for its performance. The mechanical and physical properties of the fabric are affected by different factors.  The study conducted focuses preliminarily on the effect of weave structure on the strength and abrasion resistance of the fabric. An investigation was undertaken to determine the effects that affect the mechanical and physical properties of fabric which is strength and abrasion resistance of the fabric by taking sample fabrics with different construction and testing the required property. The effects are studied were carried out by using laboratory testing with suitable testing equipment’s.

Keywords: Fabric structures; Denim fabric; Tensile strength; Tear strength; Abrasion resistance.


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