Development processes and property measurements of moisture absorption and quick dry fabrics

Faming Wang, Xiaohong Zhou, Shanyuan Wang

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In this study, a new type of honeycomb-patterned micro-porous polyester fibre was used to develop good moisture absorption and quick drying properties of woven fabrics. Details of the development and after-finish processes of the fabrics were illustrated. The water transport, vapour transmission and quick dry properties of the seven different end products were also investigated. It was evident that weaving parameters and after-finish processes are crucial factors in the fabric production process. The final products can also have good water transport and quick dry properties without additive treatment.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)46-49
Number of pages4
JournalFibres and Textiles in Eastern Europe
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 12 Oct 2009
Externally publishedYes


  • After-finish
  • Honeycomb structure
  • Micro-porous fibre
  • Quick drying
  • Vapour transmission
  • Water transport

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Business and International Management
  • Materials Science (miscellaneous)
  • General Environmental Science
  • Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering


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