Advanced Characterization and Testing of Textiles - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780081004531

Advanced Characterization and Testing of Textiles

1st Edition

Editors: Patricia Dolez Olivier Vermeersch Valério Izquierdo
Hardcover ISBN: 9780081004531
Imprint: Woodhead Publishing
Published Date: 1st September 2017
Page Count: 476
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Table of Contents

PART ONE Principles of textile characterization and testing

1. Introduction to Advanced characterization and testing of textiles

Olivier Vermeersch

2. Performance based specifications

Valerio Izquierdo

PART TWO Testing by properties

3. Advanced strength testing of textiles

Dominique C. Adolphe

4. Comfort testing of textiles

Edith Classen

5. Testing thermal properties of textiles

Dominic Tessier

6. Tests for evaluating textile ageing

David Torvi

7. Advanced chemical testing of textiles

Valerio Izquierdo, Yun Shao

8. Toxicity testing of textiles

Hamid Benaddi, Patricia Dolez

9. Testing fabrics for flammability and fire safety

Valerio Izquierdo

PART THREE Testing by applications

10. Specific testing of geotextiles and geosynthetics

Eric Blond, Patricia Dolez

11. Specific testing of protective clothing

Patricia Dolez

12. Specific testing for medical textiles

Martin King

13. Specific testing for smart textiles

Justine Decaens

14. Specific testing for filtration

Nicolas Petillon

15. Specific testing for transportation

Olivier Vermeersch, Francois Robitaille

16. Specific testing for performance sportswear

René Michel Rossi

18. Testing of Hot-water and Steam Protective Performance Properties of Fabrics

Dr. Sumit Mandal, Martin Camenzind, Simon Annaheim, René Michel Rossi


Description

Advanced Characterization and Testing of Textiles explores developments in physical and chemical testing and specific high-performance tests relating to textiles. The book introduces the principles of advanced characterization and testing, including the importance of performance-based specifications in the textiles industry. Chapters are organized by textile properties, providing in-depth coverage of each characteristic. Tests for specific applications are addressed, with the main focus on high-performance and technical textiles. The book introduces the principles of advanced characterization and testing, including the importance of performance-based specifications in the textiles industry. Chapters are organized by textile properties and provide in-depth coverage.

Key Features

  • Focuses on advanced testing methods for technical and high-performance textiles, covering state-of-the-art technology in its field
  • Details specific textile properties and associated testing for each characteristic

Readership

R&D managers in the textile industry; postgraduate students and academic researchers in textile science


Details

No. of pages:
476
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Woodhead Publishing 2018
Published:
Imprint:
Woodhead Publishing
Hardcover ISBN:
9780081004531

About the Editors

Patricia Dolez Editor

Dr. Patricia Dolez has recently joined the Department of Human Ecology of the University of Alberta, Canada, to work as an Assistant Professor in Textile Science. Before that, she had been a researcher at CTT Group in St-Hyacinthe, Quebec, Canada since 2012. She holds an engineering degree in Materials Science and a Ph.D. in Physics. Her expertise includes textiles, polymers, and composites. She is especially interested in the application of nanotechnologies, smart textiles, natural fibres, and recycled materials in personal protective equipment and other textile-based products as well as in the aging behavior of protective materials. Dr. Dolez has authored more than 100 articles in books, scientific and technical journals, and conference proceedings. She was also the editor of a book entitled “Nanoengineering: Global Approaches to Health & Safety Issues”, published in 2015 by Elsevier.

Affiliations and Expertise

Assitant Professor in Textile Science, Department of Human Ecology of the University of Alberta, Canada.

Olivier Vermeersch Editor

Olivier Vermeersch is a graduate of the ENSISA (Engineering School in Mulhouse, France) and the University of Haute Alsace in France in Textile Materials & Processes Engineering. Dr. Vermeersch has been involved in the technical textile industry since 1990 within the CTT Group, the largest R&D laboratory in Canada in the areas of technical textiles, geosynthetics, and flexible materials. He is Vice-President R&D ass well as Chairholder of the NEXTEX Industrial Chair of St-Hyacinthe College, a Canadian NSERC Level 2 Chair that focuses on 3D textiles & preforms for composites and smart textiles. He is the author of several patents, which are commercially exploited by several of his industrial partners. He was also involved in organizing several EXPO HIGHTEX editions for a decade, was co-editor-in-chief of “ The Textile Journal” until 2016, and is the author of numerous technical and scientific publications. In 2014, he was awarded the prestigious Excellence Award from the Fonds de recherche Nature et Technologies du Québec.

Affiliations and Expertise

VP, Chair, NSERC Industrial Chair on Innovative Technical Textiles, CTT Group, Canada, and co-editor in Chief of The Textile Journal, Canada

Valério Izquierdo Editor

Affiliations and Expertise

Laboratory Director, CTT Group, Canada