Determination of Air Permeability Property of Air-Laid Nonwoven Fabrics Using Regression Analyses

Halil İbrahim Çelik


Air-laid nonwoven fabrics are generally used for hygienic care products such as diaper, adult nappy and sanitary napkins. Air permeability is one of the foremost properties that affect the usage performance of these hygienic care products. In this study, 10 different air-laid nonwoven fabric samples are produced. The porosity ratios of these samples are determined by digital image processing methods. Air permeability of the samples is tested by digital air permeability test device. Then regression analyses were applied to the experimental results using SPSS 21.0 package program. Finally regression equation was obtained for prediction of air permeability by using porosity, thickness and fabric weight.


Air-laid nonwoven, Air permeability, Image processing, Porosity, Regression analysis

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