Computed microtomography in the analysis of fiber migration in yarn

Marta Toda 1  and Katarzyna Ewa Grabowska 1
  • 1 The Technical University of Lodz, The Institute of Architecture of Textiles, Zeromskiego street 116, 90-543 Lodz, Poland

Abstract

This study is a short analysis of the use of computer microphotography in fiber migration testing as a modern nondestructive testing method. Microtomography operates similarly to X-ray computed tomography systems used in medicine, but with much better resolution owing to the use of a smaller radiation spot. The internal structure is reconstructed as a series of two-dimensional cross-sections that are then used to create 2D and 3D morphological objects. This process is non-destructive and does not require special preparation of a testing material.

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