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Title: Dimensional stability of fabrics : resistance to shrinkage and other dimensional changes
Authors: Ng, SF 
Hui, CL 
Ip, C
Keywords: Textiles
Dimensional stability
Issue Date: 2012
Publisher: Woodhead Pub. in association with the Textile Institute
Source: In PA Annis (Ed.), Understanding and improving the durability of textiles, p. 59-69. Cambridge: Woodhead Pub. in association with the Textile Institute, 2012 How to cite?
Abstract: Dimensional stability is regarded as being of primary importance to finished garments. Garments made from fabrics without dimensional stability may change shape after laundering, which is undesirable for wearers. This chapter discusses the principles of dimensional stability in textiles, factors affecting dimensional stability in fibres and fabrics, and methods that can be used to improve dimensional stability in textiles. A detailed account of dimensional stability in knitted fabrics is also given.
ISBN: 0857090879
DOI: 10.1533/9780857097644.1.59
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