The need to control the temperature and humidity in a textile mill is essential to successful spinning. This book explains the principles adopted in different humidification plants and their use in textile plants.

Table of Contents

Need for maintaining humidity; A glance at the developments; Different types of humidification; Air handling units in textile industry; Humidification requirements in man-made fibre plants; Humidification requirements in nonwoven plants; Concept of total air control; Localised humidification control; Maintenance of humidity; Auxiliary units to make humidification units effective; Air-conditioning units; Air pollution control in textile industry; Dehumidification; Designing heating, ventilating and airconditioning (HVAC); Definitions of terms used in humidification engineering.


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© 2009
Woodhead Publishing India
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About the author

B. Purushothama

B. Purushothama, in his service of 40 years in the textile and garment industry, has worked in various capacities in Spinning, Maintenance, Projects, Quality Assurance and in Research. He is a Lead Auditor in ISO 9000 since 1994 and a Certified Quality Analyst from Tata Quality Management Services. The Textile Association (India) awarded him fellowship in 1985, and Institute of Engineers in 2009.