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16538

Active Coatings for Smart Textiles

 

Woodhead Publishing, 2016.

ISBNs 9780081002636

Colección: ScienceDirect

Resumen (en inglés):

Active Coatings for Smart Textiles presents the latest information on active materials and their application to textiles in the form of coatings and finishes for the purpose of improving performance and creating active functional effects. This important book provides detailed coverage of smart coating types, processes, and applications.

After an introduction to the topic, Part One introduces various types of smart and active coatings, including memory polymer coatings, durable and self-cleaning coatings, and breathable coatings. Technologies and related processes for the application of coatings to textiles is the focus of Part Two, with chapters devoted to microencapsulation technology, plasma surface treatments, and nanotechnology-based treatments.

The book ends with a section on applications of smart textiles with responsive coatings, which are increasingly finding commercial niches in sportswear, protective clothing, medical textiles, and architecture.

  • Introduces various types of smart and active coatings for textiles
  • Covers technologies and application processes for the coating and finishing of textiles
  • Reviews commercial applications of such coatings, including in sportswear, protective clothing, medical textiles and architecture


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16592

Advances in 3D Textiles

 

Woodhead Publishing, 2015.

ISBNs 9781782422143

Colección: ScienceDirect

Resumen (en inglés):

Advances in 3D Textiles presents the most recent advances in the production of three-dimensional fibrous structures and how their use has resulted in the creation of novel fabrics and applications. The text covers a wide range of fabric types, including their structures, properties, and uses in the textiles industry.

Beginning with the various types of woven three-dimensional fabrics, the text then examines 3-D knitted, braided, and non-woven textiles, and the main applications and uses of three-dimensional textiles.

  • Presents the most recent advances in the production of three-dimensional fibrous structures and how their use has resulted in the creation of novel fabrics and applications
  • Examines many types of 3-D textiles, including knitted, braided, and non-woven textiles, and the main uses of three-dimensional textiles
  • Covers their structures, properties, and uses within the textiles industry


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16639

Advances in Silk Science and Technology

 

Woodhead Publishing, 2015.

ISBNs 9781782423119

Colección: ScienceDirect

Resumen (en inglés):

The remarkable properties of silk fibres have gained them a prominent place in the field of technical textiles. Advances in Silk Science and Technology explores recent developments in silk processing, properties and applications. Techniques for manufacturing spider silk are also discussed and the current and future applications of this fibre are reviewed.

Part One focuses on the properties and processing of silk from both silkworms and spiders. It addresses recent advances in our understanding of the properties of silk and offers systematic coverage of the processing of silk from spinning through to finishing, as well as an analysis of quality testing for silk fibres, yarns and fabrics. Part Two then addresses important applications of silk from silkworms and spiders, and includes chapters on the use of silk in polymer matrix composites and in different kinds of biomaterial. The book concludes with a chapter on developments in the use of silk waste.

  • Reviews the properties of silk from both silkworms and spiders
  • Offers systematic coverage of the processing of silk from spinning through to finishing
  • Cover a range of applications, including on the use of silk in polymer matrix composites and in different kinds of biomaterial


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16640

Advances in Smart Medical Textiles

Treatments and Health Monitoring

 

Woodhead Publishing, 2016.

ISBNs 9781782423799

Colección: ScienceDirect

Resumen (en inglés):

Advances in Smart Medical Textiles: Treatments and Health Monitoring provides comprehensive coverage on smart textiles, the emerging and important materials that are finding applications in the fields of medicine and healthcare.

The book explores the range of smart textiles available for use in medicine and the transfer of these innovative technologies into medical applications. Early chapters survey various smart fibers, fabrics, and finishes, while subsequent sections focus on the role of smart textiles in treating patients, from wound care to rehabilitation, and the use of textile-based sensors and wearable electronics for monitoring patient health.

  • Provides a comprehensive review of the materials used in smart medical textiles
  • Analyzes the application of these textiles in medical treatments and sensors for health monitoring
  • Covers the range of international research in the field and keeps focus on the needs of the textile industry


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16643

Advances in Technical Nonwovens

 

Woodhead Publishing, 2016.

ISBNs 9780081005750

Colección: ScienceDirect

Resumen (en inglés):

Advances in Technical Nonwovens presents the latest information on the nonwovens industry, a dynamic and fast-growing industry with recent technological innovations that are leading to the development of novel end-use applications.

The book reviews key developments in technical nonwoven manufacturing, specialist materials, and applications, with Part One covering important developments in materials and manufacturing technologies, including chapters devoted to fibers for technical nonwovens, the use of green recycled and biopolymer materials, and the application of nanofibres.

The testing of nonwoven properties and the specialist area of composite nonwovens are also reviewed, with Part Two offering a detailed and wide-ranging overview of the many applications of technical nonwovens that includes chapters on automotive textiles, filtration, energy applications, geo- and agrotextiles, construction, furnishing, packaging and medical and hygiene products.

  • Provides systematic coverage of trends, developments, and new technology in the field of technical nonwovens
  • Focuses on the needs of the nonwovens industry with a clear emphasis on applied technology
  • Contains contributions from an international team of authors edited by an expert in the field
  • Offers a detailed and wide-ranging overview of the many applications of technical nonwovens that includes chapters on automotive textiles, filtration, energy applications, geo- and agrotextiles, and more


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16648

Advances in Women's Intimate Apparel Technology

 

Woodhead Publishing, 2016.

ISBNs 9781782423690

Colección: ScienceDirect

Resumen (en inglés):

Advances in Women’s Intimate Apparel Technology discusses the design and manufacture of intimate apparel and how the industry is increasingly embracing novel materials, new technologies, and innovations in sizing and fit.

The book reviews the ways in which new materials and methods are improving the range, function, and quality of intimate apparel, with particular focus on brassiere design. Part One introduces the advanced materials used for intimate apparel, including novel fabrics and dyes and finishes, along with materials for wiring and embellishments. Part Two discusses the role of seamless technology in intimate apparel production, covering lamination, moulding, and seamless knitting. Finally, Part Three reviews advances in design, fit, and performance.

  • Provides systematic and comprehensive coverage on key trends in intimate apparel technology
  • Presents chapters that follow a coherent sequence, beginning with advanced materials, then discussing new manufacturing techniques, and finishing with coverage of performance and fit<
  • Focuses on the needs of the apparel industry, covering materials, manufacturing, and design aspects
  • Written by distinguished author and professor Winnie Yu who is the Director of the ACE Style Institute of Intimate Apparel at Hong Kong Polytechnic University


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16753

Antimicrobial Textiles

 

Woodhead Publishing, 2016.

ISBNs 9780081005767

Colección: ScienceDirect

Resumen (en inglés):

Antimicrobial textiles have attracted a great deal of interest in recent years due to their potential for reducing the transmission of infection in medical and healthcare environments. Antimicrobial properties can also improve the performance and lifespan of consumer products, and so these fabrics are increasingly finding applications in the wider textile and apparel industry. This book provides systematic coverage of the technologies and materials required for developing these important textiles.

In Part One, chapters address key issues and technologies in the creation of antimicrobial textile products. Topics covered include testing and regulation, microencapsulation, sol-gel coating and plasma technologies, nanotechnology and life cycle assessment. Part Two then reviews key antimicrobial agents, such as N-halamines, plant based compounds and photo-active chemicals. Finally, the chapters of Part Three offer detailed reviews of antimicrobial textiles for particular important applications, including medical devices, protective clothing and products with improved durability and longevity.

  • Reviews key issues and technologies in the creation of antimicrobial textile products
  • Offered a detailed overview of by antimicrobial agents and a wide range of important applications
  • Produced by an experienced editor and a distinguished and international team of contributors


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17081

Braiding Technology for Textiles

Principles, Design and Processes

 

Woodhead Publishing, 2015.

ISBNs 9780857091352

Colección: ScienceDirect

Resumen (en inglés): Braided fabrics are made by interlacing yarns or strips of fabric. Braiding produces a wide range of structures for technical textile applications from medical sutures to cables for anchoring ships. Written by one of the world’s leading experts in the field, the book reviews the basic principles, design and processes used in braiding. The book also discusses specialised braiding techniques such as spiral braiding and lace technology.

  • Provides a solid foundation in the fundamentals of braiding design, processes and machinery
  • Covers the patterning of braided products and the structural and colour design of both flat and tubular braids
  • Reviews maypole braiding machines and mechanics


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17600

Denim

Manufacture, Finishing and Applications

 

Woodhead Publishing, 2015.

ISBNs 9780857098436

Colección: ScienceDirect

Resumen (en inglés):

Denim: Manufacture, Finishing and Applications provides exhaustive coverage of denim manufacture, jeans washing, novel applications and environmental impacts. It also contains information on the history and social influence of denim, and includes the details relevant to the fashion and apparel industry. The topics covered are comprehensive with contributions from experts the world over, and the book is offered as an authentic reference book for any relevant information on denim.

    • Provides a thorough review of denim manufacturing and jeans washing technologies
    • Includes details relevant to the fashion and apparel industry while maintaining a high level of technological content on spinning, dyeing, weaving, garments, washing, finishing and other applications
    • Includes several contributions from industry experts


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    18133

    Fabric Structures in Architecture

     

    Woodhead Publishing, 2015.

    ISBNs 9781782422334

    Colección: ScienceDirect

    Resumen (en inglés):

    Fabric Structures in Architecture covers the varying ways textiles and their properties are used in building construction, with particular focus given to tensile structures. The text begins with the fundamental principles of textiles, including the origins of fabric architecture, then progressing to a discussion of the modern textiles of today. It covers relevant textile materials and their properties, including coatings and membranes. In addition, a range of design considerations are discussed, with detailed information on installation and failure modes. A series of case studies from around the world accompany the discussion, illustrating the applications of textiles in architecture.

    • Offers key coverage of the fundamental principles, from the origins of fabric architecture to modern textile
    • Provides analysis of relevant textile materials and their properties, including coatings and membranes
    • Contains expert insights in to the applications of textiles in architecture, presenting a series of relevant case-studies from around the world


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