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Three elements of the process of the stenter

Jul 26, 2019

Stereotype: A process in the production of chemical fibers. The purpose is to obtain stress relaxation of the fiber after stretching, which is beneficial to improve the crystallinity of the fiber and the stability of various properties, and reduce the boiling water shrinkage. The method is to make the fiber under the condition of being heated for a certain period of time, so that the macromolecule constituting the fiber obtains sufficient activity energy, and adjusts the "position" of the segment, so that the energy of the fiber structure tends to be the lowest. The setting machine is a device that performs the above processes. Stereotypes need to pay attention to many aspects.

First, the temperature

Temperature is the most important factor affecting the quality of heat setting.

Because the fabric is heat-set, the degree of wrinkles that have been eliminated, the improvement of surface flatness, the thermal stability of the fabric and other performances are closely related to the heat setting temperature.

Second, time

The setting time is another major process condition for heat setting. After the fabric enters the heating zone, the time required for heat setting can be divided into the following parts:

· Heating time: The time required to heat the fabric surface to the setting temperature after the fabric enters the heating zone.

· Heat penetration time: After the fabric surface reaches the setting temperature, the fibers in the inner and outer parts of the fabric have the same heat penetration time required for the setting temperature.

· Molecular adjustment time: The time required for the molecules in the fiber to be adjusted according to the setting conditions after the fabric reaches the setting temperature.

· Cooling time: The time it takes for the fabric to exit the oven and fix the size of the fabric for cooling.

Usually referred to the type of time, often refers to the time required for the first three items, not including the fourth item. If the first item is regarded as a kind of preheating, then the setting time refers only to the time required for the second and third items, namely the time required for heat penetration and molecular adjustment.

The time required for heating and heat infiltration depends on the properties of the heat source, the weight per unit area of the fabric, the thermal conductivity of the fibers, and the moisture content of the fabric.

Third, the tension

· The tension experienced by the fabric during heat setting has an effect on the quality of the styling, including the dimensional thermal stability, strength and elongation at break of the fabric.

· The thermal stability of the warp direction increases with the increase of the warp overfeed during the setting, while the thermal stability of the weft dimension decreases as the degree of stretch of the web increases.

· The average single yarn strength of the fabric after setting is slightly higher than that of the unshaped, and the latitudinal change is more obvious than the warp direction.

· The elongation at break of the fabric after styling, the latitude decreases as the extent of the stretch increases, and the warp direction increases as the overfeed increases.www.haida-textile.com