Moisture Regain and Moisture Content of Different Fibers

Posted by Firoz Kabir on Monday, December 2, 2013 0

Moisture Regain: It is the ratio between the weight of water with the oven dry weight of the material express in percentage.

Moisture Content: It is the ratio between the weight of water with the total weight of the material express in percentage.

Fiber  -  MR%  -  MC%

Cotton   - 8.5      -  7.34
Jute      -  13.75    -  12.1
Viscose - 11.0    -   9.91
Silk       - 11.0    -   9.91
Wool     - 16.0    -  13.8
Acrylic   - 1.5     -  0
Flax       - 12.4    -  10.4
Hemp    - 12.4   -   10.4
Nylon     - 4.0    -   3.1
Polyester  - 0.4   -  0
Acetate    - 6.0    -  0


Olefin, Polypropylene, Carbon, Graphite, Glass fiber has no Moisture Regain or Moisture Content.

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Md. Firoz Kabir(M.Sc in Textile Engineering)

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