Medical textiles

2B1_0545_ NOVEL TYPE OF ADULT DIAPER FROM NATURAL FIBERS

Authors
  • Hireni Mankodi
  • Krishna Dalsania

Abstract

The adult diaper are having some functional problems based on which the work has been focused in direction to make diapers more compact and using natural fiber like banana and hemp to enhance the comfort properties and making it eco friendly. The different combinations of banana and hemp fiber taken as core and treated with antimicrobial natural finish like neem. The performance has been checked for its functional and comfort properties. The result found satisfactory, the modification has been done to improve the performance. The novel idea related to smart diaper to sense wetting by incorporating conductive wire has been suggested.

Keywords: Natural fiber, Smart diaper, Moisture Management, Absorbency, Comfort aspects

How to Cite:

Mankodi, H. & Dalsania, K., (2019) “2B1_0545_ NOVEL TYPE OF ADULT DIAPER FROM NATURAL FIBERS”, Proceedings of the 19th World Textile Conference - Autex 2019 , p.6.

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Published on
13 Aug 2019
Peer Reviewed