Principles of Textile Finishing - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780081006467

Principles of Textile Finishing

1st Edition

Authors: Asim Kumar Roy Choudhury
Hardcover ISBN: 9780081006467
Imprint: Woodhead Publishing
Published Date: 5th June 2017
Page Count: 448
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Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Introduction to finishing

Chapter 2. Surface Finishing

Chapter 3. Anti-shrink finishing

Chapter 4. Starch finishing

Chapter 5. Acid-Alkali Finish

Chapter 6. Softening

Chapter 7. Repellent Finishes

Chapter 8. Flame and Fire Retardant Finishes

Chapter 9. Easy-care finishing

Chapter 10. Anti-static and soil-release finishes

Chapter 11. Anti-microbial, rot-proofing and releted finishes

Chapter 12. Denim finish

Chapter 13. Wool finishing process

Chapter 14. Various eco-friendly finishes

Index
 


Description

Principles of Textile Finishing presents the latest information on textile finishing for industry professionals and researchers who are new to the field. As these processes are versatile and varied in their applications, the book provides information on how decisions on finishes and techniques may be made subjectively or based on experience.

In addition, the book presents the desired final properties of textile materials and how they differ widely from product to product, helping finishers who face significant challenges in delivering fabrics that meet the requirements of end-users be successful.

Written by an author who is an expert in the field, and who has with many years of experience in industry and academia, this book provides an accessible introduction to the principles, types, and applications of textile finishes.

Key Features

  • Provides an accessible introduction to the principles, types, and applications of textile finishes
  • Assists industry professionals and researchers in selecting finishes that will result in fabric properties that meet the requirements of end-users
  • Written by an author with years of experience in industry and academia and who is an expert in the field

Readership

Industry professionals and researchers who are new to the field, and those seeking to refresh and update their knowledge


Details

No. of pages:
448
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Woodhead Publishing 2017
Published:
Imprint:
Woodhead Publishing
Hardcover ISBN:
9780081006467

About the Authors

Asim Kumar Roy Choudhury Author

Dr. Asim Kumar Roy Choudhury is presently working as principal, KPS Institute of Polytechnic, Belmuri. He retired as Professor and HOD (Textile) from the Government College of Engineering and Textile Technology, Serampore (W.B.), India. He has over 30 years’ experience in textile coloration and finishing in academia and industry, and has written numerous papers and several books on the subject, including the recently published two-volume work Principles of Colour and Appearance Measurement.

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor, Government College of Engineering and Textile Technology, Serampore, India