Description

This book provides an overview of the types of fibres used in home textiles and the key issues relating to product development, industry standards, regulatory aspects, and evaluation systems. An understanding of these topics can assist the designer or manufacturer in developing product performance and quality in line with the value addition and to maintain the basic concept underlying in green consumerism. The books emphasis is on how to achieve the commercial success of the desired end product through knowledge of the key markets producing various home textiles, scope of development through sustainable and eco-friendly fibres, evaluation systems and above all safety aspects and environmental regulations.

Readership

Professionals and academics.

Table of Contents

Introduction; Key home textiles market; Fibres and fabrics used in home textiles; Performance specifications of different home textiles; Labelling issues of home textiles; Flammability of home textiles; Evaluation of home textiles; Finishes used in home textiles; Eco-friendly aspects in home textiles.

Details

No. of pages:
244
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2010
Published:
Imprint:
Woodhead Publishing India
Print ISBN:
9780857090072
Print ISBN:
9780081014400

About the author

Subrata Das

Dr Subrata Das is Senior Manager – Technical with Li & Fung India Private Limited, Bangalore.

Affiliations and Expertise

Li & Fung India Private Limited, India