Cukurova University,Department of Textile Engineering, Main Branch of Textile Technology

March 25, 2020

Usage of Co-mingling Process in Production of Metal Hybrid Yarn

In this study, polyamide 6.6 yarns with copper, silver and stainless steel metal monofilaments were combined in intermingling machine by commingling method. 

The purpose of this paper is to develop a fast and cost-effective alternative method for production of hybrid yarns containing metal filaments. Microscope images of the produced hybrid yarns were taken. Linear density, breaking force, breaking elongation and hairiness were measured in these yarns. It has been observed that the use of metal filament has a negative effect on yarn quality values. 

The best yarn properties were obtained from hybrid yarn containing stainless steel. Filament breakage were determined in the production of hybrid yarns containing silver and especially copper metals. It was determined that this filament breakages can be an important problem for subsequent processing steps such as weaving or knitting. In the future studies, the hybrid yarn properties can be optimized by changes on process parameters of intermingling machine and metal filament properties.

Source: Journal of Science and Engineering
Publisher: Dokuz Eylül University Faculty of Engineering
Original Language: Turkish
Document type: Article / Open Access


Cited by 1 documents except author up to this time :

1. İlkan, Ö. (2020). Investigation of the technical and physical properties of metal composite 1× 1 rib knitted fabrics. Industria Textila, 71(1), 41-49.

Last Updated: 25.03.2020
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