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Fiber & Biopolymer Research Institute: Textile Topics Archive

Archives: 1990's

 

Vol. XVIII, No. 5 January 1990
Texas International Cotton School
Cotton Fiber Strength

Vol. XVIII, No. 6 February 1990
Delta & Pine Land Co. Sponsors Training Programs
A Study of Neps and Their Origin

Vol. XVIII, No. 7 March 1990
Short Wool on the Cotton System (double-creeled slivers at ring spinning)
Texas International Cotton School
Davison Publishing & Textube Donations

Vol. XVIII, No. 8 April 1990
Testing of International Cottons
ATMI Cotton Committee Meets at International Center

Vol. XVIII, No. 9 May 1990
Integration of HVI System with Shirley FMT
Strength Measurements for Cotton Fiber & Yarn
New Equipment (Schlafhorst Autocoro Model SRKP)

Vol. XVIII, No. 10 June 1990
Annual Texas Cotton Quality Report
Training Program for Stoneville

Vol. XVIII, No. 11 July 1990
Evaluation of Newly Developed Texas Cotton (carding for rotor spinning)
J&J Program
Cotton Conference for Mexican Company

Vol. XVIII, No. 12 August 1990
Fiber/Yarn Strength Relationship
2-day Conference for Turkish Delegation
"TALL" Group Visits Center
Texcellana Development Progressing

Vol. XIX, No. 1 September 1990
Fiber/Yarn Strength Relationship, Part 2
Leadership Lubbock Participants Visit Center

Vol. XIX, No. 2 October 1990
Texas International Cotton School
Cotton Yarns Produced by Siro Spinning

Vol. XIX, No. 3 November 1990
Cotton Yarns Produced by Siro Spinning, Part 2
Texas International Cotton School
Donations: Groz-Beckert, needles for Supreme MJ20 knitting machine
and Armstrong World Industries for aprons and cots for
Platt Saco Lowell worsted spinning machine

Vol. XIX, No. 4 December 1990
Effect of micronaire on fabric barrè
USDA Committee on Cotton Quality Measurements meets at Center
Contribution from Textube Corp. (cones for rotor spinning machines)

Vol. XIX, No. 5 January 1991
Sources of fabric barrè in rotor yarn, Part 1
Smith appointed to USDA Agriculture Advisory Committee on Cotton Marketing
New Equipment ordered (Rieter): RSB 51 drawframe, E5/3 Unilap lapper and E7/6 comber

Vol. XIX, No. 6 February 1991
Sources of fabric barrè in rotor yarn, Part 2

Vol. XIX, No. 7 March 1991
Effects of non-lint removal on spinning performance and the quality of cotton yarns, Part 1
Davison Publishing Donation
Visitors

Vol. XIX, No. 8 April 1991
Effects of non-lint removal on spinning performance and the quality of cotton yarns, Part 2
Texas International Cotton School
Donation (Schlafhorst: parts)

Vol. XIX, No. 9 May 1991
Rieter presents Spinning Seminar
Effects of non-lint removal on spinning performance and the quality of cotton yarns, Part 3
Donation (Textube: cones)

Vol. XIX, No. 10 June 1991
Effects of non-lint removal on spinning performance and the quality of cotton yarns, Part 4 (Conclusion)
Visit by Texas Commissioner of Agriculture Rick Perry
Naturally colored cottons

Vol. XIX, No. 11 July 1991
Studies of Dust in Cotton Sliver
Exchange of Technology
Miscellaneous

Vol. XIX, No. 12 August 1991
Texas Cotton Quality Review
Annual Report to Texas Food and Fibers Commission
New Equipment (Volkmann VTS-05 2-for-1 twister)

Vol. XX, No. 1 September 1991
Effects of Drawing After Combing, Part 1
New Twister Installed (Volkmann VTS-05 2-for-1)

Vol. XX, No. 2 October 1991
Effects of Drawing After Combing, Part 2
Texas International Cotton School

Vol. XX, No. 3 November 1991
Effects of Drawing After Combing, Part 3 (Conclusion)
New Equipment (RSB 851 Drawframe, E5/3 Unilap Lapper, E7/6 Comber)

Vol. XX, No. 4 December 1991
Effects of Lint Cleaning on Fiber and Yarn Quality, Part 1
Governor Richards Visits Center
Organic Cotton

Vol. XX, No. 5 January 1992
Effects of Lint Cleaning on Fiber and Yarn Quality, Part 2
Organic Cotton
Means of Accomplishment

Vol. XX, No. 6 February 1992
Effects of Lint Cleaning on Fiber and Yarn Quality, Part 3 (Conclusion)
Help Needed for Address Update
International Short Course for Egyptians
Equipment Donation (Lorenzo Textile Mills, A.M.H. Feed-O-Matic chute)
Mr. Smith Goes to Seville

Vol. XX, No. 7 March 1992
Quality of 1991 Texas Cotton Crop
Help Still Needed

Vol. XX, No. 8 April 1992
James S. "Jim" Parker Retires
Nep Coverage Research
About Dr. R. D. Mehta
Texas International Cotton School

Vol. XX, No. 9 May 1992
Effects of Lint Cleaning on Fiber and Yarn Quality, Supplement
About John B. Price

Vol. XX, No. 10/11 June/July 1992
The Effects of Lint Cleaning on Fiber and Yarn Quality, AFIS Instrument Testing
Seminar on Progressing Cotton Technology

Vol. XX, No. 12/Vol. XXI, No. 1 August/September 1992
Evaluation of the Rieter B1 Uniclean Machine, Part 1
Search Committee Formed for New Director at ITC
Staff Addition (Dr. Jane Dever, M.E.L.)

Vol. XXI, Nos. 2/3 October/November 1992
John B. Price Resigns
Evaluation of the Rieter B1 Uniclean Machine, Part 2
Texas International Cotton School
Donation Received for Cotton Research (Lubbock County Women's Cotton Promotion Association)

Vol. XXI, Nos. 3/4 December 1992/January 1993
Evaluation of the Rieter B1 Uniclean Machine, Part 3 (Conclusion)
Post-Doctoral Researcher Dr. Monir Gad from Egypt
Texas Food & Fibers Commission Meets at ITC

Vol. XXI, No. 6 February 1993
Evaluation of Burckhardt Rotor Components
Textile Engineering Graduate Mike Rodriguez Joins Cotton Incorporated
Improvement in Cotton Strength on the Texas High Plains
Plans for Natural Fiber Textile Plant in Big Spring, Texas

Vol. XXI, No. 7/8 March/April 1993
Report Clarification
Let's Talk About Cashmere
Texcellana Wear Test
AFIS Instrument to Enhance Research
Texas International Cotton School

Vol. XXI, No. 9-12 Fall 1993
Ethridge Named ICTRD Director
Sticky Cotton Examined in Texas-Oklahoma Region
Carl Cox Scholarship
Dever and Wyatt Visit Brazil
Donations (Textube Corp.-cones, Dayco Corp.-ring spinning aprons)
Job Openings (Head of Fibers Research, Mgr. of Chemical Processing Lab)
Researcher Khalaf Marouk from Giza, Egypt

Vol. XXII, No. 2 Winter 1993-94
New Name and Logo
Texas International Cotton School Scheduled for April
Cotton Fiber Properties Greatly Changed on the Texas High Plains
Factors Affecting Fabric Linting Investigated
Zellweger Uster to Upgrade Instrument for ITC (UT-3 Yarn Evenness Tester)
Other Donations (Picanol of America - harnesses, Albright and Wilson Americas - flame-retardant chemical Antiblaze NT F-10, Miles Inc. Organic Products Division - Brilliant Red Dye)
In Memoriam: Dr. S. Rose Matic-Leigh

Vol. XXII, No. 3 Spring 1994
Processing Performance of 1993 Texas Cotton Crop Evaluated
Effects of Schlafhorst Autocoro Opening Roller Speed on Yarn Quality: Results Using California Acala Cotton
ITC Staff Logs International Efforts
ITC Granted Trademark on Texcellana
Short Course Given for Texas Department of Corrections
Donations (Carter Traveler Co. - ring travelers, Farmers Compress - knives & tools, Sonoco Products - tubes)

Vol. XXII, No. 4 Summer 1994
Impacts of Enzyme Treatments on Finishing of Cotton and Cotton/Wool Blend Fabrics
Textile and Apparel Research Effort Wins Award
Texas International Cotton School
Dr. Reiyao Zhu to Join ITC Staff
Smith Participates in Brazilian Conference
New Equipment at ITC (Zinser Ringspinner 330 HS ring spinning frame)

Vol. XXIII, No. 1 Fall 1994
Impacts of Micronaire on Water Retention, Part 1
Texas International Cotton School
Ethridge Travels to Egypt and Israel

Vol. XXIII, No. 2 Winter 1994-1995
Rotor Spinning of Recycled Denim by Blending with Low-Grade American Pima Cotton
High-Tech Winder Installed
Research Position Filled
Impacts of Micronaire on Water Retention, Part 2: Results with Graft Polymerization

Vol. XXIII, No. 3 Spring 1995
Spring Session on Texas International Cotton School Held
A Simple Method for Preparation of Highly Absorbent Cotton Fibers
Boone Retires...Alspaugh Joins ITC
Texas Cotton Quality Evaluated
Fibers and Textile Seminar Scheduled
SDL Micromate Placed in Service
Ethridge Visits Mainland China
Chikkodi Receives Academic Honors
Speed Visits the Texas Hill Country for 7th Annual Texas Mohair Tour

Winter 1996
ITC Wins Two Major Research Grants
Special Seminar Offered to Cotton Breeders
ITC Connected to Your Computer
Effects of an Enzyme Treatment on Yarn Properties
Significant Events Leading to the Development and Utilization of the Micronaire Test

Spring 1996
Equipment to Enhance Research Capabilities
New Display Tells ITC Story
Double T Fabric Available
Evaluating Combing Roll Fiber Damage in Rotor Spinning Using the AFIS
Covering of Neps and Immature Cotton on Knits and Woven Fabrics by Simple Chemical Pretreatment
Fiber Properties Seminar for Cotton Breeders
ATP Project Gets Underway
Cotton Arrives for Advanced Technology Program Project

Summer 1996
Harvin Smith to Retire August 31
New Yarn Tester Arrives for MEL
ITC Traveling News
Combining the Use of Overspray and Blending for Successful Processing of Very Sticky Cotton
New Client-Server Technology Automates ITC

Fall 1996
Cotton Incorporated Funds New Project
New Roof for ITC
NPLC is Coming to Analyze Sugars
Traveling News
Fiber Measurement Anomalies from Blending with Reclaimed Cotton Fibers
Obituary - Richard N. Combs
Texas International Cotton School, October 1996 Session

Winter 1997
ITC Hosts Swiss Scientist for Advanced Study
Third Cotton Fiber Property Seminar to be Offered
ITC at Beltwide Cotton Conference
Significant Events Leading to the Development of High Speed Measurements of Cotton Fiber Strength

Spring 1997
New Developments in Fiber Instruments
Study of Short Staple Processing of Wool/Cotton Blends on Rotor Spinning Systems

Summer 1997
Sticky Cotton Research Project Awarded
ITC Advisory Council Formed
New Roof Completed
Using Objective Fiber Property Measurements at Alternative Processing Stages to Predict Yarn Qualilty

Fall 1997
New AFIS Donated by Texas Cotton Industry
New Audio/Visual Equipment Installed
Advisory Council Highlights Measurements
Dr. Reiyao Resigns
Examination of Effects of Contamination of Naturally White Cotton with Naturally Colored Cottons

Winter 1998
Eric Hequet is new Assistant Director
Video Available For Covering Neps
New Mohair Products Developed
Examination of Effects of Drafting Rates on Yarn Quality
Texas International Cotton School, October 1997

Spring 1998
ITC Joins College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources
New Textile Mill Coming to West Texas
New Rieter R20 Spinning Frame to be Installed
New Furniture for Conference Room
Fineness/Maturity Results for the Latest Generation of AFIS
PHI PSI Convention Held in Lubbock
New Open-End Spinning Mill for Snyder
Historical Coat Recreation
Meeting Held Between Cotton Producers and Cone Mills

Summer 1998
Fiber Instruments Multiply at ITC
USDA, AMS, Cotton Division Hosted
Death of Carl Cox
Status of Research on Measurement of Stickiness in Cotton Fibers

Fall 1998
ETH Activities with ITC
New Equipment
Cotton Fiber Property Seminar and Open House
Evaluation of Improvements in Yarn Quality With New Spinning Frame

Winter 1999
New Research Scientist Joins ITC
ITC Announces New Degree Program
Joe Thompson Donates Scholarship Endowment
Rieter Texas Customer Day
Instruments to Measure Cotton Contamination

Spring 1999
Fiber and Textile Degree Program Offers First Classes
Texas International Cotton School Scheduled
Fiber Properties Seminar Scheduled
Graduate Student Arrives from France
An Evaluation of the AFIS Short Fiber Content Measurement

Summer 1999
Computer Specialist Joins ITC
Chemist Joins ITC
New Equipment
Professional Education Opportunities
Trashcam: A New Instrument for Cotton Breeders

Fall 1999
Special Grant to Upgrade Spinning Laboratory
Staple Machine Developed
Research Grant Awarded
ITC Hosts AATCC Meeting
Development of Rotor-Spun Yarns from Blends of Short-Shorn Wool

 

 

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