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International Journal of Interdisciplinary Research

Table 5 Effect of laundering on hydrostatic pressure of fabric samples

From: Durability of fluoropolymer and antibacterial finishes on woven surgical gown fabrics

  Experimental conditions Hydrostatic pressure(cm)
Sample Antimicrobial finish (%) Water repellent finish (%) 0 wash 1 wash 2 wash 5 wash 10 wash 15 wash 20 wash
A 1.5 4 24.4 22.3 22.1 21.0 20.2 18.3 16.3
1.5 7 28.0 26.1 25.7 23.5 21.3 19.6 19.7
3 4 26.6 23.9 23.6 22.0 20.3 20.0 19.5
3 7 29.7 25.8 24.2 23.7 23.0 21.1 20.3
B 1.5 4 22.3 21.0 21.2 20.3 18.8 17.2 14.3
1.5 7 23.9 21.3 21.0 20.6 18.5 15.6 13.1
3 4 23.0 21.4 19.6 19.2 17.6 15.1 13.5
3 7 24.2 22.3 19.7 19.1 17.9 16.3 14.2
D 1.5 4 25.9 23.8 23.5 23.0 21.5 19.8 17.2
1.5 7 26.9 24.1 23.7 23.1 22.3 21.3 20.2
3 4 26.0 23.7 23.0 22.6 21.9 19.5 18.1
3 7 29.0 26.0 25.4 22.3 21.6 19.6 18.6
E 1.5 4 29.5 27.6 27.0 26.3 23.9 21.5 20.4
1.5 7 34.7 31.2 29.3 28.4 25.9 23.4 22.7
3 4 29.0 27.3 26.0 24.7 22.7 21.0 19.3
3 7 36.0 32.0 31.2 28.6 26.1 23.7 22.2
F 1.5 4 21.4 20.9 20.1 18.8 16.5 15.1 13.9
1.5 7 23.1 21.0 21.0 19.3 17.4 15.3 14.7
3 4 22.0 20.2 20.0 19.4 16.9 14.6 13.4
3 7 24.0 21.6 21.4 20.1 17.8 16.7 14.1