Textiles for Cold Weather Apparel

Written By J T Williams
Textiles for Cold Weather Apparel
  • Publsiher : Elsevier
  • Release : 29 September 2009
  • ISBN : 1845697170
  • Pages : 432 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Read or download book entitled Textiles for Cold Weather Apparel written by J T Williams which was release on 29 September 2009, this book published by Elsevier. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: Cold weather can be a potential hazard to human health, adversely affecting physiological functions, work performance and wellbeing. Designing suitable apparel for cold environments is therefore a complex task. Textiles for cold weather apparel reviews the principles, materials and requirements of cold weather apparel and will stimulate ideas for future innovation and improved end performance. The first part of the book covers the fundamental scientific issues and types of materials suitable for cold weather clothing. Topics include how to achieve comfort and thermoregulation in cold weather clothing as well as the use of coated and laminated fabrics. It also discusses design and ergonomic aspects such as designing for ventilation. Part two discusses ways of evaluating cold weather clothing, including standards and legislation governing cold weather clothing and laboratory assessments. Part three concludes with applications including cold weather apparel for the military and footwear for cold weather conditions. With an array of international contributors, this book is a valuable reference for producers, manufacturers, retailers and all those wishing to improve and understand developments in cold weather apparel. Reviews the principles, materials and requirements of cold weather apparel Discusses design and ergonomic aspects including ventilation and insulation Examines methods used to evaluate cold weather clothing as well as standards and legislation in practice

Textiles for Cold Weather Apparel

Textiles for Cold Weather Apparel
  • Author : J T Williams
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2009-09-29
  • Total pages : 432
  • ISBN : 1845697170
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Summary : Cold weather can be a potential hazard to human health, adversely affecting physiological functions, work performance and wellbeing. Designing suitable apparel for cold environments is therefore a complex task. Textiles for cold weather apparel reviews the principles, materials and requirements of cold weather apparel and will stimulate ideas for future ...

High Performance Technical Textiles

High Performance Technical Textiles
  • Author : Roshan Paul
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2019-02-19
  • Total pages : 504
  • ISBN : 1845697170
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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 ...

Materials and Technology for Sportswear and Performance Apparel

Materials and Technology for Sportswear and Performance Apparel
  • Author : Steven George Hayes,Praburaj Venkatraman
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2018-10-08
  • Total pages : 370
  • ISBN : 1845697170
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Summary : Materials and Technology for Sportswear and Performance Apparel takes a close look at the design and development of functional apparel designed for high-performance sportswear. Implementing materials, performance, technology, and design and marketing, the book examines this rapidly emerging textile market and outlines future directions and growing trends. The book begins ...

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Textile Manufacturing Processes
  • Author : Faheem Uddin
  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Release Date : 2019-08-28
  • Total pages : 98
  • ISBN : 1845697170
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Summary : Textile manufacturing is an important subject in textile programs and processing industries. The introduction of manmade and synthetic fibers, such as polyester, nylon, acrylic, cellulose, and Kevlar, among others, has greatly expanded the variety of textile products available today. In addition, new fiber development has brought about new machines for ...

Computer Technology for Textiles and Apparel

Computer Technology for Textiles and Apparel
  • Author : Jinlian Hu
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2011-07-14
  • Total pages : 392
  • ISBN : 1845697170
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Summary : Computer technology has transformed textiles from their design through to their manufacture and has contributed to significant advances in the textile industry. Computer technology for textiles and apparel provides an overview of these innovative developments for a wide range of applications, covering topics including structure and defect analysis, modelling and ...

Care and Maintenance of Textile Products Including Apparel and Protective Clothing

Care and Maintenance of Textile Products Including Apparel and Protective Clothing
  • Author : Rajkishore Nayak,Saminathan Ratnapandian
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2018-03-08
  • Total pages : 178
  • ISBN : 1845697170
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Summary : Proper care and maintenance of textile materials is essential in prolonging their durability and appearance. This books describes methods of care and maintenance for textile products, focusing on types of laundering and dry-cleaning processes, chemicals, and equipment, while considering the environmental impacts of these procedures and green cleaning approaches. It ...

Advanced Characterization and Testing of Textiles

Advanced Characterization and Testing of Textiles
  • Author : Patricia I. Dolez,Olivier Vermeersch,Valério Izquierdo
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2017-09-19
  • Total pages : 476
  • ISBN : 1845697170
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Summary : Advanced Characterization and Testing of Textiles explores developments in physical and chemical testing and specific high-performance tests relating to textiles. The book introduces the principles of advanced characterization and testing, including the importance of performance-based specifications in the textiles industry. Chapters are organized by textile properties, providing in-depth coverage of ...

Plunkett s Apparel Textiles Industry Almanac 2008

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  • Author : Jack W. Plunkett,Plunkett Research Ltd
  • Publisher : Plunkett Research, Ltd.
  • Release Date : 2008-04-01
  • Total pages : 497
  • ISBN : 1845697170
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Summary : Covers the trends in apparel and textile supply chains, manufacturing, design, women's fashions, men's fashions, children's fashions, shoes, accessories, retailing, distribution, technologies and fabrics of many types. This work contains more than thousand contacts for business and industry leaders, industry associations, and Internet sites....

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  • Author : Subramanian Senthilkannan Muthu
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2015-07-25
  • Total pages : 400
  • ISBN : 1845697170
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Summary : Life cycle assessment (LCA) is used to evaluate the environmental impacts of textile products, from raw material extraction, through fibre processing, textile manufacture, distribution and use, to disposal or recycling. LCA is an important tool for the research and development process, product and process design, and labelling of textiles and ...

Assessing the Environmental Impact of Textiles and the Clothing Supply Chain

Assessing the Environmental Impact of Textiles and the Clothing Supply Chain
  • Author : Subramanian Senthilkannan Muthu
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2014-03-13
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 1845697170
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Summary : The textile industry impacts the environment in a number of ways, including its use of resources, its impact on global warming, and the amount of pollution and waste it generates. Assessing the Environmental Impact of Textiles and the Clothing Supply Chain reviews methods used to calculate this environmental impact, including ...

The Global Textile and Clothing Industry

The Global Textile and Clothing Industry
  • Author : Roshan Shishoo
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2012-07-18
  • Total pages : 224
  • ISBN : 1845697170
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Summary : Advances in technology, combined with the ever-evolving needs of the global market, are having a strong impact on the textile and clothing sector. The global textile and clothing industry: Technological advances and future challenges provides an essential review of these changes, and considers their implications for future strategies concerning production ...

Handbook of Technical Textiles

Handbook of Technical Textiles
  • Author : A. Richard Horrocks,Subhash C. Anand
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2016-03-09
  • Total pages : 452
  • ISBN : 1845697170
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Summary : The first edition of Handbook of Technical Textiles 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 ...

Protective Clothing

Protective Clothing
  • Author : F. Wang,Chuansi Gao
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2014-08-04
  • Total pages : 500
  • ISBN : 1845697170
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Summary : Protective clothing protects wearers from hostile environments, including extremes of heat and cold. Whilst some types of protective clothing may be designed primarily for non-thermal hazards (e.g. biological hazards), a key challenge in all protective clothing remains wearer comfort and the management of thermal stress (i.e. excessive heat ...

Manikins for Textile Evaluation

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  • Author : Rajkishore Nayak,Rajiv Padhye
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2017-06-15
  • Total pages : 416
  • ISBN : 1845697170
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Summary : Manikins for Textile Evaluation is a key resource for all those engaged in textile and apparel development and production, and for academics engaged in research into textile science and technology. Creating garments that work with the human form, both stationary and in motion, is a complex task that requires extensive ...

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  • Author : Abhijit Majumdar,Deepti Gupta,Sanjay Gupta
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2019-06-28
  • Total pages : 463
  • ISBN : 1845697170
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Summary : This volume contains select papers presented during the Functional Textiles and Clothing Conference 2018. The book covers the recent scientific developments, cutting edge technologies, innovations, trends, challenges and opportunities in the field of functional and smart textiles and clothing. The contents of this volume will be of interest to researchers, professional ...