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Cut Protective Textiles - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780128200391, 9780128203910

Cut Protective Textiles

1st Edition

Author: Daniel Li
eBook ISBN: 9780128203910
Paperback ISBN: 9780128200391
Imprint: Woodhead Publishing
Published Date: 23rd March 2020
Page Count: 271
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Table of Contents

1. Cut and Slash Hazards
2. Evaluate Cut Resistance
3. Fundamentals of Fibers
4. Convert Fiber to Textile
5. Choice of Materials for Cut Protective Textiles
6. Mechanism of Cut and Cut Resistance: Factors Affecting Cut Resistance and the Development Trend of Cut Resistant Products


Cut Protective Textiles is a comprehensive guide to the background theory, industrial testing methods, regulations, applications and material characteristics important to those working with cut protective textiles. This book will help readers understand the pitfalls of assessing cut performance and how to translate that understanding into innovative concepts for their research or product development. Detailed coverage of the properties of cut resistant textiles includes information on fibers, yarns and fabrics, providing a valuable resource for a wide range of researchers and practitioners. The book's comparisons will help clear up confusion caused by different testing methods.

Finally, the inclusion of methodologies for the creation of cut protective articles will help readers make full use of this book in a practical setting.

Key Features

  • Explains global testing standards in detail, also comparing their various strengths and weaknesses
  • Provides cut resistance performance information for different materials
  • Introduces the characteristics of the appropriate materials with supporting theory
  • Draws on industry best practice to create a detailed guide to making cut resistant products


Testing technicians, design engineers, technical managers, and others working in industry developing protective textile products. Researchers in materials science


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About the Author

Daniel Li

Daniel (Xuedong) Li, PhD in Chemistry, is currently a Fellow in System Design and Management at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA. He was previously global technology leader for Textile Coating at Covestro Polymers (formerly Bayer MaterialScience). Daniel has more than 18 years industrial R&D experience, working for companies including Henkel, GE, DuPont and Covestro. Most of Daniel’s career so far has been with DuPont, where he spent nearly 12 years in the field of advanced fiber. Daniel has spent a significant amount of time researching possible applications of aramid fibers including for rubber reinforcement, personal protection, composites, and wire and cable reinforcement.

Affiliations and Expertise

Fellow, System Design and Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA