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Title: Moisture management of textiles
Authors: Li, Yi
Xu, Weilin
Yeung, Philip K. W.
Kwok, Yi-lin
Subjects: Fabric treatment
Moisture management
Textile
Issue Date: 31-Dec-2002
Source: US Patent 6,499,338 B2. Washington, DC: US Patent and Trademark Office, 2002.
Abstract: Moisture management indexes are determined for a textile sandwiched between two plates. Electrical conductors arranged in concentric opposing pairs are used to measure changes in electrical resistance of the fabric. A quantity of water (or other chosen liquid) is poured down a guide pipe and changes of resistance measured against time. From this data, specific indexes are determined, in a repeatable fashion, and used for determining moisture management characteristics of the fabric.
Rights: Assignee: The Hong Kong Polytechnic University.
Type: Patent
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10397/165
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