The effect of a fabric softener on the surface appearance of wash-wear cotton fabrics

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Betty Ann Cagle (Creator)
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
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Pauline Keeney

Abstract: Since the introduction of wash and wear fabrics many questions have been asked by consumers about their performance. Varied opinions have been expressed as to the success of resin-treated cotton fabrics particularly of those sold as wash and wear goods. This study was planned to test the serviceability of five brands of wash and wear cotton fabrics available to consumers in the vicinity of Greensboro, North Carolina. Specific objectives were: 1. To evaluate the maintenance of wash and wear characteristics in five selected brands of cotton fabrics. 2. To compare the degree to which a selected softener (distearyl dimethyl ammonium chloride) affects the maintainance of wash and wear characteristics in those same brands of cotton fabrics.

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Language: English
Date: 1962
Textile fabrics $x Evaluation
Cotton fabrics
Textile finishing

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