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Title: Air flow in yarn texturing nozzles
Authors: Acar, Memis
Turton, R.K.
Wray, Gordon R.
Issue Date: 1987
Publisher: © ASME
Citation: ACAR, M., TURTON, R.K. and WRAY, G.R., 1987. Air flow in yarn texturing nozzles. Journal of Engineering for Industry, 109 (3), pp.197-202
Abstract: The air-jet texturing process, a purely mechanical means of texturing continuous filament yarns, is described. Industrial texturing nozzles are reviewed and categorized in two groups, either as converging-diverging or cylindrical type nozzles. A mathematical model is developed for the complex airflow in cylindrical type texturing nozzles, and experimental data obtained from various nozzles verify the flow predicted by this model. The mathematical model is also shown to be in good agreement with the data obtained from a modified experimental nozzle, which has a trumpet shaped diverging exit. Further experimental work with a scaled-up model of a typical industrial texturing nozzle is also reported.
Description: This paper is closed access.
Version: Closed access
DOI: 10.1115/1.3187118
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/24780
Publisher Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1115/1.3187118
ISSN: 0022-0817
Appears in Collections:Closed Access (Mechanical, Electrical and Manufacturing Engineering)

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