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International Journal of Interdisciplinary Research

Table 3 Grading specifications

From: Moisture management behaviour of modified polyester wool fabrics

Index Grade
1 2 3 4 5
Wetting Time (s) Top > = 120 20-119 5-19 3-5 <3
No Wetting Slow Medium Fast Very Fast
Bottom > = 120 20-119 5-19 3-5 <3
No Wetting Slow Medium Fast Very Fast
Absorption Rate (%/s) Top 0-10 10-30 30-50 50-100 >100
Very Slow Slow Medium Fast Very Fast
Bottom 0-10 10-30 30-50 50-100 >100
Very Slow Slow Medium Fast Very Fast
Max. Wetted Radius
(mm)
Top 0-7 7-12 12-17 17-22 >22
No Wetting Small Medium Fast Very fast
Bottom 0-7 7-12 12-17 17-22 >22
No Wetting Small Medium Fast Very fast
Spreading Speed (mm/sec) Top 0-1 1-2 2-3 3-4 >4
Very Slow Slow Medium Fast Very Fast
Bottom 0-1 1-2 2-3 3-4 >4
Very Slow Slow Medium Fast Very Fast
One Way Transport Capacity <−50 −50-100 100-200 200-400 >400
Very poor Poor Good Very Good Excellent
OMMC 0-0.2 0.2-0.4 0.4-0.6 0.6-0.8 >0.8
Very poor poor good Very Good Excellent