Functional Textiles for Improved Performance Protection and Health

Written By N Pan
Functional Textiles for Improved Performance  Protection and Health
  • Publsiher : Elsevier
  • Release : 21 June 2011
  • ISBN : 0857092871
  • Pages : 552 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Read or download book entitled Functional Textiles for Improved Performance Protection and Health written by N Pan which was release on 21 June 2011, this book published by Elsevier. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: The textile industry is increasingly based on ongoing innovation and development of higher performance products, and the field of functional textiles is no exception. This book explores the development of textiles with a wide range of functions, with the aim of improving the performance of the product in terms of the protection and health benefits that it can offer. The book is split into two parts. Part one focuses on functional textiles for improved performance and protection, with chapters reviewing antistatic, flame retardant and infrared functional textiles, among many others. Chapters in part two examine the uses of functional textiles in a medical context, including superhydrophobic materials, antibacterial textiles and insect-repellent materials. With its distinguished editors and contributions from some of the world’s leading authorities, Functional textiles for improved performance, protection and health is invaluable for textile scientists, technologists and engineers as well as those designing and manufacturing textiles. It is also a suitable reference for the academic sector. Examines the use of functional textiles in a medical context, including superhydrophobic materials, antibacterial textiles and insect-repellent materials Topics range from textile chemicals and their interaction with skin to novel pesticide protective clothing Considers anti-ultraviolet protection of clothing and flame retardant textiles

Functional Textiles for Improved Performance Protection and Health

Functional Textiles for Improved Performance  Protection and Health
  • Author : N Pan,G. Sun
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2011-06-21
  • Total pages : 552
  • ISBN : 0857092871
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Summary : The textile industry is increasingly based on ongoing innovation and development of higher performance products, and the field of functional textiles is no exception. This book explores the development of textiles with a wide range of functions, with the aim of improving the performance of the product in terms of ...

High Performance Apparel

High Performance Apparel
  • Author : John McLoughlin,Tasneem Sabir
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2017-09-18
  • Total pages : 504
  • ISBN : 0857092871
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Summary : High-Performance Apparel: Materials, Development, and Applications covers the materials and techniques used in creating high-performance apparel, the technical aspects of developing high-performance garments, and an array of applications for high-performance clothing and wearable technology. Part One covers fabric construction for high-performance garments, from fiber types and spinning methods, to weaving, ...

Sustainable Practices in the Textile Industry

Sustainable Practices in the Textile Industry
  • Author : Luqman Jameel Rather,Mohd Shabbir,Aminoddin Haji
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2021-08-16
  • Total pages : 370
  • ISBN : 0857092871
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Summary : The increasing environmental and health concerns owing to the use of large quantities of water and hazardous chemicals in conventional textile finishing processes has lead to the design and development of new dyeing strategies and technologies. Sustainable Practices in the Textile Industry comprises 13 chapters from various research areas dealing with ...

Sports Materials

Sports Materials
  • Author : Thomas Allen,Leon Foster,Martin Strangwood,JamesWebster
  • Publisher : MDPI
  • Release Date : 2020-01-24
  • Total pages : 166
  • ISBN : 0857092871
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Summary : Advances in materials are crucial to the development of sports equipment, from tennis rackets to skis to running shoes. Materials-driven improvements in equipment have helped athletes perform better, while enhancing safety and making sport more accessible and enjoyable. This book brings together a collection of 10 papers on the topic of ...

High Performance Technical Textiles

High Performance Technical Textiles
  • Author : Roshan Paul
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2019-02-26
  • Total pages : 504
  • ISBN : 0857092871
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Summary : An authentic resource for the fundamentals, applied techniques, applications and recent advancements of all the main areas of technical textiles Created to be a comprehensive reference, High Performance Technical Textiles includes the review of a wide range of technical textiles from household to space textiles. The contributors—noted experts in ...

Functional Finishes for Textiles

Functional Finishes for Textiles
  • Author : Roshan Paul
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2014-10-20
  • Total pages : 678
  • ISBN : 0857092871
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Summary : Functional finishes for textiles reviews the most important fabric finishes in the textile industry. It discusses finishes designed to improve the comfort and other properties of fabrics, as well as finishes which protect the fabric or the wearer. Each chapter reviews the role of a finish, the mechanisms and chemistry ...

Performance Testing of Textiles

Performance Testing of Textiles
  • Author : Lijing Wang
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2016-06-17
  • Total pages : 262
  • ISBN : 0857092871
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Summary : Performance Testing of Textiles: Methods, Technology and Applications examines the developed and established methodology for testing performance textiles, also summarizing the material properties for advanced applications. This book emphasizes reproducible tests using commonly used experimental methods reported in scientific literature and internationally recognized testing standards to quantify textile material properties ...

Understanding and Improving the Durability of Textiles

Understanding and Improving the Durability of Textiles
  • Author : Patricia A Annis
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2012-09-11
  • Total pages : 296
  • ISBN : 0857092871
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Summary : The ability of a fabric to resist wear is an essential aspect of its performance. Understanding and improving the durability of textiles provides a comprehensive guide to the factors affecting the durability of a range of different textiles. Part one addresses the different factors that affect textile durability, including the ...

Active Coatings for Smart Textiles

Active Coatings for Smart Textiles
  • Author : Jinlian Hu
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2016-04-06
  • Total pages : 482
  • ISBN : 0857092871
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Summary : 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 ...

Advances in Functional and Protective Textiles

Advances in Functional and Protective Textiles
  • Author : Shahid ul-Islam,Bhupendra Singh Butola
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2020-06-11
  • Total pages : 678
  • ISBN : 0857092871
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Summary : Advances in Functional and Protective Textiles explores the latest research in the use of textile materials for protective clothing. The book’s international roster of researchers in industry and academia describe innovative applications in defense, medical, sports, fire protection, radiation protection, and more. This book is an invaluable resource for ...

Innovative and Emerging Technologies for Textile Dyeing and Finishing

Innovative and Emerging Technologies for Textile Dyeing and Finishing
  • Author : Luqman Jameel Rather,Aminoddin Haji,Mohd Shabbir
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2021-01-20
  • Total pages : 432
  • ISBN : 0857092871
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Summary : With the public enhanced awareness towards eco-preservation, eco-safety and health concerns, environmentally benign, nontoxic and sustainable bioresource materials produced mainly from non-food crops have revolutionized all industrial sectors particularly textile industry. In recent years, textile industries in developed countries are getting increasing interest in global interest due to the varied ...

Flame Retardants for Textile Materials

Flame Retardants for Textile Materials
  • Author : Asim Kumar Roy Choudhury
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2020-08-04
  • Total pages : 414
  • ISBN : 0857092871
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Summary : This book focuses on flame retardants (FR) for textile materials. It discusses basics of flame retardancy and flammability and covers various types of flame retardants and materials, including natural FRs, halogen, phosphorous, and nanomaterial-based FRs. This book also discusses methods of applications of FRs and discusses FRs and the environment. ...

Medical and Healthcare Textiles

Medical and Healthcare Textiles
  • Author : Subhash C. Anand,J F Kennedy,M Miraftab,Subbiyan Rajendran
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2010-07-15
  • Total pages : 560
  • ISBN : 0857092871
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Summary : Medical textiles remain one of the most dynamic areas of research in textiles. Medical and healthcare textiles is the fourth in a series of conferences held at the University of Bolton. Like its predecessors, it has attracted papers from some of the leading international centres of expertise in the field. ...

Antimicrobial Textiles

Antimicrobial Textiles
  • Author : Gang Sun
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2016-04-11
  • Total pages : 372
  • ISBN : 0857092871
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Summary : 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 ...

Waterproof and Water Repellent Textiles and Clothing

Waterproof and Water Repellent Textiles and Clothing
  • Author : John T Williams
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2017-11-21
  • Total pages : 586
  • ISBN : 0857092871
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Summary : Waterproof and Water Repellent Textiles and Clothing provides systematic coverage of the key types of finishes and high performance materials, from conventional wax and silicone, through controversial, but widely used fluoropolymers and advanced techniques, such as atmospheric plasma deposition and sol-gel technology. The book is an essential resource for all ...