Microscopic methods used in identifying commercial fibers
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Microscopic methods used in identifying commercial fibers by Thora Marggraff Plitt Hardy

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English


  • Fibers,
  • Paper -- Testing,
  • Textile industry and fabrics -- Testing

Book details:

Edition Notes

Other titlesIdentification of fibers
Statementby Thora M. Plitt.
SeriesCircular of the National Bureau of Standards ;, C423
LC ClassificationsQC100 .U555 no. 423
The Physical Object
Paginationii, 26 p. ;
Number of Pages26
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6392905M
LC Control Number39026506

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This book provides a comprehensive review of fiber structure, the diversity of instruments available to identify fibers and applicications for a range of industries. The first part of the book examines the main fibers, their structure and characteristics. Part two focuses on methods of fiber identification, ranging from microscopic to DNA analysis. Identification of fibres. For identifying the fibres there are different methods. The first and simple method is the burn test. If you take a sample of the fibre and burn it, you can identify the fibre because of the smell and the ash. Samples of the fibre can be also identified under the microscope. The structures (longitudinal form) of the. Parham, R.A. and R.L. Gray, The Practical Identification of Wood Pulp Fibers, TAPPI Press , , p. This comb-bound book has very high quality paper that helps reproduce the photographs. This work is very useful for wood fiber identification. Optical microscopy and SEM photos are included with each species. Procedures for microscopic identification are published in AATCC Method 20 and in References (). Analyses by infrared spectroscopy and solubility relationships are the preferred methods for identifying man-made fibers. The analysis scheme based on solubility is very reliable.

  Microscopic View of fibers and their identification, solubility test 1. Report On Fiber Identification By Sarmad Khan TS-1A Text TO, Sir Imran Raza Malik Date: 25th of March 2. COTTON: Microscopic View: Longitudinal Structure & Cross Sectional Structure: Ribbon Like . There are many methods available for identification of the structural, physical, and chemical properties of s methods are used for fibre identification like microscopic methods, solubility, heating and burning method, density and staining etc. End-use property characterization methods often involve use of laboratory techniques which are adapted to simulate actual conditions of.   Part two focuses on methods of fiber identification, ranging from microscopic to DNA analysis. Specific applications, including how textiles are identified in forensic investigations. It is not, however, a test that can be used alone to provide exact identification of specific fibers. In the case of yarns composed of two or more fibers, the test will usually give the reaction of the fiber that burns most easily; if a fiber is heat-sensitive,it will tend to melt or withdraw from the flame, leaving the flammable fiber to burn.

  The Fiber Reference Image Library (FRIL) is a database of images of textile fibers acquired through the use of multiple microscopic techniques, and was created with support from the National Center for Preservation Training and Technology (NCPTT).FRIL contains comparative images of textile fibers examined using brightfield, darkfield, polarized light, and differential interference contrast. The procedure of identifying wood and fiber materials by microscopic cellular analysis on the Northwest Coast of North America was pioneered in the ’s by Dr. Janet Friedman, while conducting her research on the wealth of wooden artifacts from the Ozette Village wet site, Olympic Peninsula, Washington state, USA. (21) Petraco, N. A. Microscopical method to aid in the identification of animal hair, Microscope () (22) Robertson, J. The forensic examination of fibers: Protocols and approaches. The TEM is a powerful tool to identify fibers too small to be resolved by light microscopy and should be used in conjunction with this method when necessary. The TEM can provide all three pieces of information required for fiber identification. Most fibers thicker than 1 μm can adequately be defined in the light microscope. The light.