Examining the overall moisture management capability of fabric-foam-fabric plied material

Chi Wai Kan, Clare Man Ching Ko, Nattadon Rungruangkitkrai, Nattaya Vuthiganond, Rattanaphol Mongkholrattanasit

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Moisture management is an important behaviour during engineering of textile material. In case of intimate apparel (which is in close contact with skin), its moisture management property would affect the comfort behaviour during use. Fabric-foam-fabric plied materials are commonly used materials for making intimate apparel. In this study, we prepared different fabric-foam-fabric plied materials by plying polyurethane foams (non-laminated and laminated) with different fabrics. Their performance on absorption rate, accumulative one-way transport capability and spreading speed had been measured objectively in previous works using instrument (moisture management tester) according to AATCC Test Method 195. Based on the data, we can calculate the overall moisture management capability (OMMC) of the piled materials. Therefore, we reported the OMMC values of different plied samples and the results were discussed properly.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationMetallurgy Technology and Materials VI
EditorsMohamed Nor Sabirin
PublisherTrans Tech Publications Ltd
Number of pages4
ISBN (Print)9783035713725
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2018
Event6th International Conference on Metallurgy Technology and Materials, ICMTM 2018 - Xi’an, China
Duration: 30 May 201831 May 2018

Publication series

NameSolid State Phenomena
Volume279 SSP
ISSN (Electronic)1662-9779


Conference6th International Conference on Metallurgy Technology and Materials, ICMTM 2018


  • Fabric
  • Overall moisture management capability
  • Plying
  • Polyurethane foam

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
  • Materials Science(all)
  • Condensed Matter Physics

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