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Handbook of Technical Textiles

This major handbook provides comprehensive coverage of the manufacture, processing and applications of high tech textiles for a huge range of applications including: heat and flame protection; waterproof and breathable fabrics; textiles in filtration; geotextiles; medical textiles; textiles in transport engineering and textiles for extreme environments.

Handbook of technical textiles is an essential guide for textile yarn and fibre manufacturers; producers of woven, knitted and non-woven fabrics; textile finishers; designers and specifiers of textiles for new or novel applications as well as lecturers and graduate students on university textile courses.

Audience
Textile yarn and fiber manufacturers, producers of woven, knitted and non-woven fabrics, textile finishers, designers and specifiers of textiles for new or novel applications, lecturers and graduate students on university textile courses

Hardbound, 576 Pages

Published: October 2000

Imprint: Woodhead Publishing

ISBN: 978-1-85573-385-5

Contents

  • Technical textiles market - an overview; Technical fibres; Technical yarns; Technical fabric structures - 1; Woven fabrics; Technical fabric structures - 2; Knitted fabrics; Technical fabric structures - 3; Nonwoven fabrics; The finishing of technical textiles; Coating technical textiles; Coloration of technical textiles; Heat and flame protection; Textile-reinforced composite materials; Waterproof breathable fabrics; Textiles in filtration; Textiles in civil engineering - 1; Geotextiles; Textiles in civil engineering - 2; Natural fibre geotextiles; Medical textiles; Textiles in defence; Textiles for survival; Textiles in transportation; Textiles and the environment.

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