In today’s climate there is an increasing requirement for protective textiles, whether for personal protection, protection against the elements, chemical, nuclear or ballistic attack. This comprehensive book brings together the leading protective textiles experts from around the world. It covers a wide variety of themes from materials and design, through protection against specific hazards, to specific applications. This is the first book of its kind to give a complete coverage of textiles for protection.
- Covers a wide variety of themes from materials and design, through protection against specific hazards, to specific applications
- The first book of its kind to give a complete coverage of textiles for protection
- Written by leading protective textiles experts from around the world
All those working in the safety and protective fabrics industry and all concerned in health and safety in a wide variety of industries; Health and safety workers in the departments of defense, police and fire service.
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- © Woodhead Publishing 2005
- 30th October 2005
- Woodhead Publishing
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This is, without doubt, the most important textbook published on protective textiles and clothing., International Dyer
Richard A. Scott worked as the Chief Scientist at the Research and Technology Group of the Defence Clothing and Textiles Agency (DCTA) at the MOD for 27 years, concentrating on R&D in combat and specialist protection for future fighting forces. Prior to that he worked for ICI Fibres Ltd. On developments in man-made fibres. In 2003 Dr Scott set up his own consultancy company, RASCOTEX which concentrates on military technical textiles and protective clothing.