Frictional characterization of polymeric materials - A review

S. S. Ramkumar, R. Rajanala, S. Parameswaran, A. K. Sarkar, A. P.S. Sawhney

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Friction plays an important role in determining the overall quality of fabrics. Research on the frictional characterization of polymeric textiles is reviewed in this paper, along with a historical account of textile friction research. Current studies and a few new developments in woven and nonwoven fabric frictional properties are also provided.

Original languageEnglish
Number of pages4
Specialist publicationAATCC Review
StatePublished - Feb 2005


  • Fabrics
  • Friction
  • Nonwovens
  • Textiles
  • Yarns


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