DESIGN OF PROTECTIVE COMPOSITE WALL-COVERING FOR KINDERGARTENS


Can M. U. , Sadikoglu T. G.

TEKSTIL VE KONFEKSIYON, vol.19, no.2, pp.151-156, 2009 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 19 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Title of Journal : TEKSTIL VE KONFEKSIYON
  • Page Numbers: pp.151-156

Abstract

A protective composite wall-covering composed of nonwovens was designed for the kindergartens. This wall-covering is aimed to prevent the injuries thay may occur as a result of children's hitting the walls by accident in the kindergartens, It will also be a new application area for the nonwovens that contain recycled textiles. The wall-covering is composed of three layers, which are nonwovens of different types. The strength, burning, compression and tearing properties of the nonwovens were investigated, The appropriate components were chosen for the designed wall-covering according to the test results and some suggestions were recommended.