Assessing color differences of cotton fabrics made from ring- and compact-spun yarns after abrasion

Becerir B., Omeroglu S., Alpay H. R.

AATCC REVIEW, vol.6, no.10, pp.37-41, 2006 (SCI-Expanded) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 6 Issue: 10
  • Publication Date: 2006
  • Journal Name: AATCC REVIEW
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED)
  • Page Numbers: pp.37-41
  • Bursa Uludag University Affiliated: Yes


This paper describes color differences obtained on fabrics made from ring- and compact-spun cotton yarns after increasing cycles of abrasion. Plain and twill fabrics made from Ne 30 and Ne 50 ring- and compact-spun yarns were abraded (2,500, 5,000, and 7,500 cycles). The fabric samples were dyed using a commercial blue reactive dye (C.I. Reactive Blue 222). The greatest differences in color coordinates and color difference values were observed between 0 and 2,500 cycles of abrasion. Color differences increased at 5,000 and 7,500 cycles, but to a lesser extent. The changes in color values were smaller for thinner yarns (Ne 50) and more regular surfaces (twill weave).