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Technical Textiles : Woodhead Publishing Textiles - A. Richard Horrocks

Technical Textiles

Woodhead Publishing Textiles

By: A. Richard Horrocks (Editor), Subhash C. Anand (Editor)

Hardcover Published: January 2000
ISBN: 9781855733855
Number Of Pages: 576

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This major handbook provides comprehensive coverage of the manufacture, processing and applications of high tech textiles for a huge range of applications including: heat and flame protection; waterproof and breathable fabrics; textiles in filtration; geotextiles; medical textiles; textiles in transport engineering and textiles for extreme environments. Handbook of technical textilesis an essential guide for textile yarn and fiber manufacturers; producers of woven, knitted and non-woven fabrics; textile finishers; designers and specifiers of textiles for new or novel applications as well as lecturers and graduate students on university textile courses. Published in association with The Textile Institute.

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"The first edition...has been an essential purchase for professionals and researchers in this area since its publication in 2000. With revised and updated coverage, including several new chapters, this revised two volume second edition reviews recent developments and new technologies across the field of technical textiles." --Asian Dyer

List of contributors
Technical textiles market - an overviewp. 1
Technical fibresp. 24
Technical yarnsp. 42
Technical fabric structures - 1. Woven fabricsp. 62
Technical fabric structures - 2. Knitted fabricsp. 95
Technical fabric structures - 3. Nonwoven fabricsp. 130
Finishing of technical textilesp. 152
Coating of technical textilesp. 173
Coloration of technical textilesp. 187
Heat and flame protectionp. 223
Textile-reinforced composite materialsp. 264
Waterproof breathable fabricsp. 282
Textiles in filtrationp. 316
Textiles in civil engineering. Part 1 - geotextilesp. 358
Textiles in civil engineering. Part 2 - natural fibre geotextilesp. 372
Medical textilesp. 407
Textiles in defencep. 425
Textile for survivalp. 461
Textiles in transportationp. 490
Textiles and the environmentp. 529
Indexp. 543
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ISBN: 9781855733855
ISBN-10: 1855733854
Series: Woodhead Publishing Textiles
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 576
Published: January 2000
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.51 x 17.81  x 4.06
Weight (kg): 1.2

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