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Specialist Yarn and Fabric Structures

Developments and Applications

Specialist yarn, woven and fabric structures are key elements in the manufacturing process of many different types of textiles with a variety of applications. This book explores a number of different specialist structures, discussing the developments in technology and manufacturing processes that have taken place in recent years.

With its distinguished editor and international team of contributors, Specialist yarn, woven and fabric structures is essential reading for all textile researchers, technicians, engineers and technologies, and will also be suitable for academic purposes.

Hardbound, 384 Pages

Published: September 2011

Imprint: Woodhead Publishing

ISBN: 978-1-84569-757-0


  • Compound yarns (core-spun yarns); Developments in hybrid yarns; Developments in rope structures and technology; Developments in fancy yarns; Developments in 3D knitted structures; Developments in leno weave fabrics; Developments in triaxial woven fabrics; Interwoven fabrics and their applications; Pile carpets; Developments in Jacquard woven fabrics; Developments in 3D nonwovens; Flocked fabrics and structures; Knotted fabrics; Developments in braided fabrics.


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