Investigation the Effects of Fabric Ply Numbers to the Sewing Needle Penetration Force

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In this study, it is aimed to investigate the effects of fabric ply numbers to the seam performance specially sewing needle penetration forces. Therefore, four fabric samples having different specifications were obtained and these fabrics were sewn with one, two, three and four plies. Sewing needle penetration forces were determined for these fabric plies. At the end of the study, it has been shown that at fabric seams when fabric ply number increased, sewing needle penetration forces also increased and fabric yarns were damaged more quickly by the needle which have high penetration force


Sewing needle, sewing needle penetration force, fabric ply number

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