Development of a standard test method for evaluation of insectproofness of woollen textiles

  • S. L. Perti Defence Research Laboratory (Stores), Kanpur
  • P. S. Cheema Defence Research Laboratory (Stores), Kanpur
  • R. S. Dixit Defence Research Laboratory (Stores), Kanpur
  • A. S. Srivastava Defence Research Laboratory (Stores), Kanpur
  • S. K. Ranganathan Defence Research Laboratory (Stores), Kanpur
Keywords: Insect proofness, Woolen textile

Abstract

Factors governing the standardization of test methods for the assessment of insect proofness of woolen textiles have been critically examined. A standard test method using the woolly bear, Anthrenus fanipes Lec. and the case-bearing clothes moth, Tinea pellionella Linn. has been developed.
Published
2014-05-07
How to Cite
PertiS., CheemaP., DixitR., SrivastavaA., & RanganathanS. (2014). Development of a standard test method for evaluation of insectproofness of woollen textiles. Defence Science Journal, 13(1), 138-146. https://doi.org/10.14429/dsj.13.7087
Section
Research Papers