Home    Resource Store    Past Issues    Buyers' Guide    Career Center    Subscriptions    Advertising    E-Newsletter    Contact

Textile World Photo Galleries
July/August 2015

View Issue  |

Subscribe Now  |


Southern Textile Association (STA) Summer Marketing Forum
08/13/2015 - 08/13/2015

2015 Intertextile Shanghai Home Textiles - Autumn Edition
08/26/2015 - 08/28/2015

Irantex, The 21st International Exhibition of Textile Machinery, Raw Materials, Home Textiles, Embroidery Machines & Textile Products
09/04/2015 - 09/07/2015

- more events -

- submit your event -

Printer Friendly
Full Site
New Products

TIEHH Develops Materials Friction Software

Friction-evaluation software developed by researchers at The Institute for Environmental and Human Health (TIEHH) at Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas, now is available to the materials industry. Frictional forces affect the surface smoothness of a fabric, which TIEHH notes is softer and of higher quality when these forces are smaller.

"The software will be of immense use to fiber, fabric, nonwoven, polymer, leather and related industries," said Seshadri S. Ramkumar, Ph.D., research associate, adding that it enables user-friendly, automatic friction-factor calculation of viscoelastic materials. It is compatible with Windows®-based operating systems, and stores and retrieves results using Microsoft Access.

May 2004