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Sirospun publications

The following publications detail the work involved in the development of CSIRO’s Sirospun.

Patents

Plate DE, Feehan JD, 1978, ‘Break-Out Apparatus For Fault Prevention In The Production Of Multi-Strand Yarns’, U.S. Patent Number 4,110,963.

Plate DE, Feehan JD, 1974, ‘Apparatus And Method For Manufacture Of Twisted And Plied Yarn’, U.S. Patent Number 3,844,098.

Key publications

Plate DEA, 1983, ‘An alternative approach to two-fold weaving yarn. Part 5: The properties of two-strand yarns’, Journal of the Textile Institute, 6: 320-328.

Plate DEA, Feehan J, 1983, ‘An alternative approach to two-fold weaving yarn. Part 4: Factors affecting strand-twist’, Journal of the Textile Institute, 4: 204-212.

Emmanuel A, Plate DEA, 1982, ‘An alternative approach to two-fold weaving yarn. Part3: Testing of the theoretical model’, Journal of the Textile Institute, 3: 117-123.

Emmanuel A, Plate DEA, 1982, ‘An alternative approach to two-fold weaving yarn. Part2: The Theoretical Model’, Journal of the Textile Institute, 3: 107-115.

Plate DEA, 1982, ‘Sirospun – a new spinning technique for worsted weaving yarn’, Australasian Textiles, 2: 8,10-12,14.

Plate DEA, 1982, ‘Sirospun: goodbye to the twofold?’, Textile Horizons, 2: 34-37.

Plate DEA, Lappage J, 1982, ‘An alternative approach to two-fold weaving yarn. Part1: Control of surface fibres’, Journal of the Textile Institute, 3: 99-106.

Conference proceedings

Allen LA, Plate DEA, 1985, ‘On the properties of Sirospun yarns’, Proc. of the 7th International Wool Textile Research Conference, Tokyo, 2: 396-407.

Allen LA, Plate DEA, Prins MW, 1985, ‘Some aspects of Sirospun yarn properties’, Proc. of the Japan-Australia Joint Symposium on Objective Measurement: Applications to Product Design and Process Control, Kyoto, pp.271-280.

Plate DEA, Lappage J, 1980, ‘An alternative approach to Two-Fold weaving yarn’, Proc. of the 6th International Wool Textile Research Conference, Pretoria, 3.