Handbook of Technical Textiles - 2nd Edition - ISBN: 9781782424581, 9781782424819

Handbook of Technical Textiles

2nd Edition

Technical Textile Processes

Editors: A. Richard Horrocks Subhash C. Anand
eBook ISBN: 9781782424819
Hardcover ISBN: 9781782424581
Imprint: Woodhead Publishing
Published Date: 26th November 2015
Page Count: 394
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Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • 1: An overview of the technical textiles sector
    • Abstract
    • 1.1 Introduction
    • 1.2 Definition of technical textiles
    • 1.3 Emergence and milestones
    • 1.4 Textile processes
    • 1.5 Applications and end-use sectors
    • 1.6 The impact of globalisation
    • 1.7 The future
  • 2: Technical fibres: Recent advances
    • Abstract
    • 2.1 Introduction
    • 2.2 Nanofibres
    • 2.3 Auxetic fibres
    • 2.4 Piezoelectric fibres
    • 2.5 Photovoltaic fibres
    • 2.6 Shape memory fibres
    • 2.7 Animal- and plant-based fibres for medical and technical applications
    • 2.8 Synthetic- (or chemical-) based fibres for medical and environmental applications
    • 2.9 Degradable and nondegradable synthetics
    • 2.10 Conclusion and future prospects
    • Bibliography
  • 3: Technical yarns
    • Abstract
    • 3.1 Introduction
    • 3.2 Staple fibre yarns
    • 3.3 Filament yarns
  • 4: Technical fabric structures – 1. Woven fabrics
    • Abstract
    • 4.1 Introduction
    • 4.2 Weave structures
    • 4.3 Selvedge
    • 4.4 Fabric specifications and fabric geometry
    • 4.5 Warp preparation
  • 5: Technical fabric structures – 2. Knitted fabrics
    • Abstract
    • Acknowledgements
    • 5.1 Terms and definitions
    • 5.2 Weft knitting machines
    • 5.3 Weft knitted structures
    • 5.4 Process control in weft knitting
    • 5.5 End-use applications of weft knitted fabrics
    • 5.6 Warp knitting machines
    • 5.7 Warp knitted structures
    • 5.8 Recent advances in warp and weft knitting
  • 6: Technical fabric structures – 3. Nonwoven fabrics
    • Abstract
    • 6.1 Introduction
    • 6.2 Carded
    • 6.3 Airlaid
    • 6.4 Wetlaid
    • 6.5 Spunbond
    • 6.6 Meltblown
    • 6.7 Composite spunmelts
    • 6.8 Flash spinning
    • 6.9 Electrospun webs
    • 6.10 Centrifugally spun webs
    • 6.11 Extruded split or fibrillated films
    • 6.12 Chemical bonding
    • 6.13 Thermal bonding
    • 6.14 Solvent bonding
    • 6.15 Needlepunching
    • 6.16 Stitchbonding
    • 6.17 Hydroentanglement
  • 7: Technical textile finishing
    • Abstract
    • 7.1 Introduction
    • 7.2 Pre-treatment of fabrics for finishing
    • 7.3 Mechanical finishing processes
    • 7.4 Chemical finishing processes
    • 7.5 Finishing for the future
  • 8: Coating of textiles
    • Abstract
    • 8.1 Introduction
    • 8.2 History of coating
    • 8.3 Coating materials
    • 8.4 Coating techniques
    • 8.5 Direct coating versus transfer coating
    • 8.6 Blade coating
    • 8.7 Reverse roll coating
    • 8.8 Roller coating
    • 8.9 Rotary screen coating
    • 8.10 Lick roll coating
    • 8.11 Gravure roll coating
    • 8.12 Extrusion coating
    • 8.13 Powder coating
    • 8.14 Spray coating
    • 8.15 Foam coating
    • 8.16 The future of textile coating
  • 9: Coloration of technical textiles
    • Abstract
    • 9.1 Introduction
    • 9.2 Objectives of coloration
    • 9.3 Coloration of technical textiles
    • 9.4 Dye classes and pigments
    • 9.5 Mass coloration of manufactured fibres
    • 9.6 Conventional dyeing and printing of technical textiles
    • 9.7 Total colour management systems
    • 9.8 Dyeing machinery
    • 9.9 Printing
    • 9.10 Colour fastness of technical textiles
    • 9.11 Dyes and pigments for special effects in technical textiles
  • 10: Three-dimensional fabric structures. Part 1 – An overview on fabrication of three-dimensional woven textile preforms for composites
    • Abstract
    • 10.1 Introduction
    • 10.2 Classifications of textile assemblies
    • 10.3 3-D solid woven preforms
    • 10.4 3-D hollow woven preforms
    • 10.5 3-D shell-woven fabrics
    • 10.6 3-D nodal woven fabrics
    • 10.7 3-D woven architecture from specially made devices
    • 10.8 Conclusions
  • 10: Three-dimensional fabric structures. Part 2 – Three-dimensional knitted structures for technical textiles applications
    • Abstract
    • 10.9 Introduction
    • 10.10 Knitted spacer fabrics
    • 10.11 Warp knitted spacer fabrics
    • 10.12 Knitting constructions
    • 10.13 Fabric properties/product applications
    • 10.14 Knitting equipment
    • 10.15 Weft knitted spacer fabrics
    • 10.16 Knitting constructions
    • 10.17 Knitting equipment
    • 10.18 Comparison of properties of warp and weft knitted spacer fabrics
    • 10.19 Research in spacer structures
    • 10.20 Knitting of 3-D spacer piezoelectric fabric
    • 10.21 Conclusions
    • Acknowledgements
    • Appendix
  • 10: Three-dimensional fabric structures. Part 3 – Three-dimensional nonwoven fabrics and their applications
    • Abstract
    • 10.22 Introduction
    • 10.23 Definition
    • 10.24 Classification of nonwovens
    • 10.25 Fibre trends
    • 10.26 Three-dimensional nonwovens
    • 10.27 Summary
    • Acknowledgements
  • 11: One-dimensional textiles: rope, cord, twine, webbing, and nets
    • Abstract
    • 11.1 Introduction
    • 11.2 Materials
    • 11.3 Ropes
    • 11.4 Cordage
    • 11.5 Webbings, strappings, belts, and tapes
    • 11.6 Nets
    • 11.7 Cordage properties
    • 11.8 Conclusion
  • Index

Description

The second edition of Handbook of Technical Textiles, Volume 1: Technical Textile Processes provides readers with a comprehensive understanding of the latest advancements in technical textiles. With revised and updated coverage, including several new chapters, this volume reviews recent developments and technologies in the field, beginning with an overview of the technical textiles industry that includes coverage of technical fibers and yarns, weaving, spinning, knitting, and nonwoven production. Subsequent sections include discussions on finishing, coating, and the coloration of technical textiles.

Key Features

  • Provides a comprehensive handbook for all aspects of technical textiles
  • Presents updated, detailed coverage of processes, fabric structure, and applications
  • An ideal resource for those interested in high-performance textiles, textile processes, textile processing, and textile applications
  • Contains contributions from many of the original, recognized experts from the first edition who update their respective chapters

Readership

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


Details

No. of pages:
394
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Woodhead Publishing 2016
Published:
Imprint:
Woodhead Publishing
eBook ISBN:
9781782424819
Hardcover ISBN:
9781782424581

Reviews

"Volume 1 - ‘Technical Textile Processes includes principles involved in the selection of raw materials and their conversion into yarns and fabrics…Volume 2 - ‘Technical Textile Applications offers an indispensable guide to established and developing areas in the use of technical textiles." --Asian Technical Textiles


About the Editors

A. Richard Horrocks Editor

Dr Richard Horrocks is Research Professor in Textiles at the Centre for Materials Research and Innovation, The University of Bolton.

Affiliations and Expertise

University of Bolton, UK

Subhash C. Anand Editor

Professor Subhash C. Anand MBE is Professor of Technical Textiles at the University of Bolton, UK. He has published over 200 textile research papers and holds six patents in technical textiles. He was awarded Member of Order of British Empire (MBE) for services to higher education and textile industry in 2008.

Affiliations and Expertise

University of Bolton, UK