Significance of Moisture Management for High Performance Textile Fabrics
Dr. S. K. Chinta, Ms. Pooja D. Gujar
D.K.T.E Textile & Engineering Institute, Ichalkaranji, India
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Moisture management is one of the key performance criteria in todayÃ¢ÂÂs apparel industry, which decides the comfort level of that fabric. Apparel manufacturers have shifted their attention to the high-performance end of the moisture management fabric market and consumers place increasing importance on the performance of garments. This paper describes the need of moisture management in textile apparel, aims of development of moisture management fabrics, technical approach towards moisture management, desired attributes of moisture management fabric, route of moisture management, factors influencing wetting and wicking, various concepts of moisture managing textiles, developments in moisture management techniques and functional fields of application of moisture management technique.