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See below for a selection of the latest books from Textile & fibre technology category. Presented with a red border are the Textile & fibre technology books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading. With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great Textile & fibre technology books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!
Thermal Analysis of Textiles and Fibers offers systematic and comprehensive coverage of the subject, from the principles of fiber structure and established TA methods, to advanced TA techniques and their application to high-performance fibers and textiles. Thermal analysis is a convenient method for assessing fiber and fabric performance as monitored under end-use relevant conditions. Expertise in this field requires knowledge of both TA methods and of fiber behavior, information that is brought together in this new volume. In recent years, thermal analysis has been applied to a variety of novel and high-performance fibers, such as Kevlar, Vectran, PBI, polyolefins, polypropylene, PAN and PVA, amongst others. TA techniques are also used in fiber identification, characterization and stability testing and may be combined with spectroscopic techniques to yield still more information about fiber properties.
The Handbook of Natural Fibres, Second Edition, Volume One: Types, Properties and Factors Affecting Breeding and Cultivation covers every aspect of natural fibers, their breeding, cultivation, processing and applications. This volume features fundamental discussions of each fiber, covering different stages of breeding and cultivation. Natural fibrous resources, both lignocellulosic and protein ones, are renewable, biodegradable, and nontoxic, making them an important source of sustainable textile solutions. A broad range of natural fibers are covered in this book, including cotton, jute, kenaf, flax, hemp, sisal, ramie, curaua, pineapple, bamboo, coir, sheep wool, and more.
Role of Yarn Tension in Weaving deals exclusively with the various aspects of tension of warp and weft yarns during weaving and its preparatory processes. The ten chapters contain numerous illustrations so that the text can be understood easily and clearly. This book will be useful to students, mill personnel, and researchers associated with weaving, for it provides useful information on the various aspects of warp and weft tensions in the processes of weaving preparation, weaving, and formation of the cloth.
For several thousand years, all dyes were of animal, vegetable, or mineral origin, and many ancient civilizations possessed excellent dye technologies. The first synthetic dye was produced in 1856, and the use of traditional dyes declined rapidly thereafter. By 1915 few non-synthetics were used by industry or craftspeople. The craft revivals of the 1920s explored traditional methods of natural dyeing to some extent, particularly with wool, although the great eighteenth- and nineteenth-century dye manuals, which recorded the older processes, remained largely forgotten. In The Art and Craft of Natural Dyeing, J. N. Liles consolidates the lore of the older dyers with his own first-hand experience to produce both a history of natural dyes and a practical manual for using pre-synthetic era processes on all the natural fibers--cotton, linen, silk, and wool. A general section on dyeing and mordanting and a glossary introduce the beginner to dye technology. In subsequent chapters, Liles summarizes the traditional dye methods available for each major color group. Scores of recipes provide detailed instructions on how to collect ingredients--flowers, weeds, insects, wood, minerals--prepare the dyevat, troubleshoot, and achieve specific shades. The book will appeal not only to beginning and veteran dyers but to students of restorations and reconstruction as well as to craftspeople--spinners, quilters, weavers, knitters, and other textile artists--interested in natural dyes for their beauty and historical authenticity.
This book details a system of theoretically derived inherent laws of fibrous assemblies. It includes original results of theoretical research carried out on fibrous assemblies. Chapters of this book are started with definitions, terminologies and fundamental relations. The author begins with basic and simple discussions and gradually develops sophisticated formmulations. The book provides a roadmap that can be used to develop understanding of the fibrous assemblies.
Product Safety and Restricted Substances in Apparel emphasis on the overview of the restricted substances present in fabrics, apparels and accessories and their acceptable limits or total ban, management of such restricted substances in the supply chain, standard and regulatory test methods. Manufacturing Restricted Substances address hazardous substances potentially used and discharged into the environment during manufacturing and related processes, not just those substances that could be present in finished products. Safety requirements and review of risk of different garments have been covered including varieties of accessories. Global and country specific regulations on the restriction of various harmful chemicals used in the manufacturing process of fabrics, apparels and related accessories are also discussed in detail. The book is aimed at textile and apparel industry professionals, retailers, factory heads, buying offices and students intending to join the industry in the areas of quality assurance covering safety and chemical compliance.
Handbook on Fabric Manufacture deals mainly with the activities involved in manufacturing of grey fabrics, inspection of both grey and finished fabrics, presentation of samples for market, marketing and customer service activities where technical people are involved. The activities of value addition to the fabric by way of wet finishes like bleaching and dyeing, finishing printing etc., are explained in a separate book. This book does not deal with any technology or design of the machine parts and mechanisms, but explains the methods of monitoring the activities in general. The book deals with the purpose of each process, the activities within the process, the knowledge required to run the process, the control points and check points, the do's and don'ts of the process, normal problems observed in the process, the responsibilities and authorities of supervisors in the process, methods of working out the expected productivity and the workloads, so that the supervisor handling that process can handle it efficiently. The individuals have to study the manuals given by machinery manufacturers, and refer to the systems followed in their company and make their own manual for day to day activities. This book can be taken as a guide.
The book deals with the structural details of the woven fabric which has glimpses of primary, secondary, and tertiary weaves. The book has a number of examples on each topic and a few chapters have been given with objective type of questions.
The book deals with the basic scientific concepts behind the various aspects of clothing comfort, such as concepts of physics, neurosciences, psychological sciences, material sciences, ergonomics, and instrumental and textile engineering. The book will appeal to those involved with innovation, product design, and development and material characterization with scientific approaches.
The book discusses various statistical methods and techniques which are useful for the study and analysis of textile data.
Woven Textiles: Principles, Technologies and Applications, Second Edition, is an essential guide to woven textiles. This new edition is updated and expanded to include major new application areas, as well as the latest developments and innovations in terms of fibers, yarns, fabrics, machinery and technology. Sections cover fibers and yarns used for weaving, key preparatory techniques, the fundamentals of weaving technology, the characteristics of woven structures, the use of computer assisted design (CAD) systems, techniques for modelling the structure of woven fabrics, methods for the manufacture of 3D woven structures, and the application of woven textiles in a range of technologies. With its distinguished editor and international team of expert contributors, this second edition will be an indispensable guide for all designers, engineers and technicians involved in the design, manufacture and use of woven textiles, as well as for academics and researchers in the field of textiles.
This book provides an overview of recycled polyesters, which are an important sustainable raw material in textile production. It discusses the manufacturing methods and the unique properties of recycled polyesters manufactured using the different methods. It also highlights the various test methods and identification mechanisms for recycled polyesters, which are very essential for ensuring the traceability and conformity of usage of recycled polyester in the final product.