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
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.
- 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
Industry professionals and researchers who are new to the field, and those seeking to refresh and update their knowledge
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- © Woodhead Publishing 2017
- 5th June 2017
- Woodhead Publishing
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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.
Professor, Government College of Engineering and Textile Technology, Serampore, India