Technical Bulletins

The technical bulletins listed below were developed by Cotton Incorporated's Product Development and Implementation group.

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Agricultural Research
AGR-1001 Sticky Cotton Research in the United States

Fiber Quality Research
FQR-1001 Cotton Incorporated Product Evaluation Laboratory
FQR-1002 Engineered Fiber and Fabric System
FQR-1003 Explanation of the USDA Color Diagram for American Upland Cotton
FQR-1004 Maintaining the Quality of Cotton Sweaters

Importer Support Program
ISP-1001 Colorfastness of Cotton Textiles
ISP-1002 Overview of Fabric Yellowing
ISP-1003 Enzyme Technology for Cotton Products
ISP-1004 Textile Printing
ISP-1005 Basics of Color for Cotton Textile Products
ISP-1006 Cotton Spun Yarns for Knit and Woven Fabrics
ISP-1007 Water and Stain Repellent Finishing of Cotton Fabrics
ISP-1008 Binders for Textile Applications
ISP-1009 Guide to Improved Shrinkage Performance of Cotton Fabrics
ISP-1010 Denim Fabric Manufacturing
ISP-1011 Methods of Imparting Softness to Cotton Products
ISP-1012 Functional Finishes For Cotton Products
ISP-1013 Improving the Abrasion Resistance of Non-Durable Press Cotton Textiles
ISP-1014 Lab to Plant Correlation in Jet Dyeing
ISP-1015 Chemistry of Fiber Reactive and Reactive/Disperse Dyes in The Printing Process
ISP-1016 Print Chemistry of Vat Dyes and Vat Discharge
ISP-1017 Printing of Pigments and Special Effects

Textile Research & Implementation
TRI-1001 Air Jet Spinning of Cotton Yarns
TRI-1002 Barré
TRI-1003 Cotton Incorporated Fiber Processing Laboratory
TRI-1004 Introduction to Open-End Spinning
TRI-1005 Maintenance Recommendations for Drawing
TRI-1006 Maintenance Recommendations for Fiber Opening and Cleaning Prior to Carding
TRI-1007 Production and Evaluation of Combed Rotor Spun Yarns and Fabrics
TRI-1008 Quality Carding
TRI-1009 Recommendations for Producing Homespun-Look Yarn on Conventional Equipment
TRI-1010 Recommendations for Producing Linen-Look Yarn on Conventional Equipment
TRI-1011 Recommendations for Producing Rough-Spun Yarn on Conventional Equipment
TRI-1012 Selected Quality Control Recommendations for Preparing Mid-Range Cotton Yarns
TRI-1013 Sticky Cotton - Recommendations for Mill Processing
TRI-1014 Yarn Numbering Systems
TRI-1015 Random Slub Ring Yarn Production on Conventional Equipment
TRI-1016 Random Slub Rotor Yarn Production on Conventional Equipment
TRI-2001 Cotton Incorporated Product Development Laboratory
TRI-2002 Knit Fabrics and the Reduction of Torque
TRI-2003 Processing Woven Cotton Seersucker Fabrics
TRI-2004 Production of Cotton/Wool Fabrics
TRI-2005 Sewing Cotton and NATURAL BLEND™ Knit Fabrics
TRI-2006 Yarn Requirements for Knitting
TRI-2007 Weft Knitting Style Change-Over and Machine Setup Procedure
TRI-3001 Chemical Finishing Cotton and NATURAL BLEND™ Fabrics
TRI-3002 Cotton Incorporated Dyeing and Finishing Laboratories
TRI-3003 Garment Dyeing of Cotton Apparel
TRI-3004 Garment Dyeing with Pigments
TRI-3005 Garment Washing Techniques for Cotton Apparel
TRI-3006 Napping of Cotton Fabrics
TRI-3007 Open-Width Pad-Batch Dyeing of Cotton Fabrics
TRI-3008 Processing 100% Cotton Woven Fabrics for Filling Stretch
TRI-3009 Small Lot Dyeing
TRI-3010 Sueding of Cotton Fabrics
TRI-3011 Wet Processing of 100% Cotton Knitted Fabrics
TRI-3012 Wet Processing of Cotton/Spandex Fabric
TRI-3013 Wrinkle-Resistant Finishing of Cotton Fabrics and Garments
TRI-3014 Wrinkle-Resistant Finishing of Garments with Controlled Metering of Chemicals
TRI-3015 Guide to Evaluating and Reducing Holes in Knitted Fabrics
TRI-3016 Dyeing Cationic Pretreated Cotton
TRI-3017 Producing Colorfast Cotton Knits
TRI-3018 Colorfastness For Woven Fabrics
TRI-3019 Effects of Laundering Conditions on Colorfastness to Home Laundering
TRI-4001 Cotton Incorporated Analytical Services Laboratory
TRI-4002 Fabric Flame Retardant Treatment
TRI-4003 Flame Resistant Cotton Fabrics/Answers to Most Frequently Asked User Questions
TRI-4004 Flammability Testing - A Review by Cotton Incorporated
TRI-4005 Measurement of Durable Press Resin on Cotton by Near-Infrared Spectroscopy
TRI-4006 Selection of Color Systems for Flame Resistant Cotton Fabrics
TRI-4007 The Measurement of Cotton’s Comfort
TRI-4008 Formaldehyde in Textiles
TRI-4009 Foam Applications on Textiles
TRI-4010 The STORM DENIM® Finish: Water-Repellency Technology for Denim Garments
TRI-5001 Batch Bleaching of Nonwoven Cotton Fabrics
TRI-5002 Opening Kier Bleached Cotton

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