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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.

Hardbound, 576 Pages

Published: October 2000

Imprint: Woodhead Publishing

ISBN: 978-1-85573-385-5


  • 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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