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Cotton Work Vests – Flame Retardancy, UV Protection and Handle


Grancarić, Anamarija; Tarbuk, Anita; Lima, Mario
Cotton Work Vests – Flame Retardancy, UV Protection and Handle // Proceedings of 8th AUTEX Conference / Rovero, Giorgio (ur.).
Torino: Politecnico di Torino, 2008. str. Session 14/1 (1)-Session 14/1 (6) (predavanje, međunarodna recenzija, cjeloviti rad (in extenso), znanstveni)


Naslov
Cotton Work Vests – Flame Retardancy, UV Protection and Handle

Autori
Grancarić, Anamarija ; Tarbuk, Anita ; Lima, Mario

Vrsta, podvrsta i kategorija rada
Radovi u zbornicima skupova, cjeloviti rad (in extenso), znanstveni

Izvornik
Proceedings of 8th AUTEX Conference / Rovero, Giorgio - Torino : Politecnico di Torino, 2008, Session 14/1 (1)-Session 14/1 (6)

ISBN
978-88-89280-49-2

Skup
8th AUTEX Conference

Mjesto i datum
Biella, Italija, 24-26.06.2008

Vrsta sudjelovanja
Predavanje

Vrsta recenzije
Međunarodna recenzija

Ključne riječi
Cotton; flame retardancy; UV protection; fabric handle

Sažetak
Cotton and other cellulose textiles are the most flammable materials used for protective clothing, accounting for more than 60% of the world annual consumption. Because of the usefulness of cotton and its blends it is the most commonly used textile material in the design and production of protective clothing. Very important is the high application of these materials in work vests. This paper will discuss fabric flammability, UV protection and some handle characteristics after some stages of cotton pretreatment and finishing. Natural zeolites under the name of clinoptilolite are crystalline aluminosilicates with a unique adsorption, cation exchange and catalytic properties that have multiple uses in industry and agriculture. They can absorb, but mostly scatter the UV-R. For such purpose dyed cotton fabric for work vests has been treated with zeolite added to traditional flame retardant finishing. It is well known that a high concentration of flame retardants have negative effects on fabric handle and color. For such a reason different concentrations of traditional phosphonic compound were used. In the case of using less than 50%, fabric handle was much better and zeolite contributed to better flame retardancy. For such purpose frictional properties of cotton fabrics were accessed using a new method for measuring the friction coefficient ( kin). As a final conclusion, cotton fabrics show high protective properties even after 3 washing cycles.

Izvorni jezik
Engleski

Znanstvena područja
Tekstilna tehnologija



POVEZANOST RADA


Projekt / tema
117-1252971-1367 - Međupovršinske pojave aktivnih multifunkcijskih tekstilnih materijala (Anamarija Grancarić, )
125-0821504-1976 - Istraživanje, razvoj i ocjena polimernih kompozita za primjenu u građevinarstvu (Zlata Hrnjak-Murgić, )

Ustanove
Tekstilno-tehnološki fakultet, Zagreb