Handbook of Textile Fibres

Handbook of Textile Fibres

Natural Fibres

1st Edition - January 1, 1984

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  • Author: J Gordon Cook
  • eBook ISBN: 9781845693152
  • Paperback ISBN: 9781855734845

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A comprehensive survey of the natural fibres animal, vegetable and mineral on which we depended for our textiles until comparatively recently.


Those working in the textile industry and those teaching and studying textile science

Table of Contents

  • Fibres for clothes; Natural fibres of vegetable origin: The bast fibres: Flax; Jute; Hemp; Sunn; Kenaf; Urena; Ramie; Nettle; The leaf fibres: Sisal; Henequen; Abaca (manila); Other leaf fibres; The seed and fruit fibres; Cotton; Miscellaneous seed and fruit fibres; Natural fibres of animal origin: Wool; Mohair; Camel hair; Cashmere; Persian goat hair; Llama; Alpaca; Huarizo; Vicuna; Guanaco; Fur fibres; Silk; Natural fibres of mineral origin: Asbestos; Directory of natural fibres.

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  • No. of pages: 240
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Woodhead Publishing 1984
  • Published: January 1, 1984
  • Imprint: Woodhead Publishing
  • eBook ISBN: 9781845693152
  • Paperback ISBN: 9781855734845

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J Gordon Cook

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