New Millennium Fibers
- T Hongu, NEDO Working Group for Nano-fiber Technology Survey
- M Takigami, Japan Atomic Energy Research Institute, Japan
- G O Phillips, Phillips Hydrocolloid Research Ltd, UK
New millennium fibers describes and identifies the scope of high-tech fibers. The present status and prospects of the fiber/textile technology are discussed and the high performance fibers are reviewed from origin to future applications, including carbon fiber.The themes of the book are summarised with a discussion on health care and the environment.
As the 21st century progresses fibers will enter into more novel and unexpected applications. We are approaching the age of the wearable computer and organic electroluminescence wearable displays. New potential is open in the fields of car and aerospace industry, civil engineering, separation membranes using hollow fibers for artificial organs, biodegradable fiber for ecological conservation and fibers with biological functions.
New millennium fibers explores the exciting roles that fibers will play in the future and will be an essential book for all of those in the textile and fashion industry involved in fiber development or use.
Those concerned with research and development in the fields of fiber science and technology, industrial design and marketing andÂ those in the textile and fashion industry involved in fiber development or use.
- Published: May 2005
- Imprint: Woodhead Publishing
- ISBN: 978-1-85573-601-6
This is an essential book for those concerned with research and development in the fibre science and technology, industrial design and marketing., Textile Month