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Applications of Nonwovens in Technical Textiles

Nonwovens have been one of the fastest growing and most exciting sectors of the textiles market. Such fabrics have a broad spectrum of end uses, ranging from medical products to interior textiles. This book focuses on the variety of technical nonwoven applications available.

Opening chapters in part one briefly discuss the fundamental principles of nonwoven fabrics, topics such as the formation of nonwovens and the influence of fibre and fabric properties on nonwoven performance are covered. Part two provides valuable examples of how nonwoven materials can be used in a variety of textile products for apparel, filtration and personal hygiene.

With a collection of international contributors, this book is an important reference for professionals involved in the production, technology and use of nonwoven materials, extending from industries such as the medical textile industry to the apparel sector. It will also be suitable for researchers in academia with an interest in nonwoven fabrics.

Hardbound, 224 Pages

Published: June 2010

Imprint: Woodhead Publishing

ISBN: 978-1-84569-437-1

Reviews

  • …an important reference for professionals involved in the production, technology and use of nonwoven materials, extending from industries such as the medical textile industry to the apparel sector, Textile Month

Contents

  • Part 1 Fundamental principles of nonwovens: The formation of dry, wet, spun-laid and other types of nonwovens; The influence of fibre and fabric properties on nonwoven performance; Biodegradable materials for nonwovens. Part 2 Nonwoven applications: Flame retardant nonwovens; Nonwoven personal hygiene materials and products; Nonwovens for consumer and industrial wipes; Nonwovens in specialist and consumer apparel; Nonwoven textiles for residential and commercial interiors; The use of nonwovens as filtration materials; Nonwoven textiles in automotive interiors.

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