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, ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Smart Textiles for Protection

Smart Textiles for Protection
  • Author : R Chapman
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2012-12-10
  • Total pages : 416
  • ISBN : 0857092871
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Summary : Smart textiles are materials and structures that sense and react to environmental conditions or stimuli, and their integration into protective clothing has led to the development of products with greatly enhanced protective capabilities in hazardous situations. Smart textiles for protection provides a comprehensive analysis of smart materials used in producing ...

High Performance Textiles and Their Applications

High Performance Textiles and Their Applications
  • Author : C. Lawrence
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2014-08-21
  • Total pages : 460
  • ISBN : 0857092871
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Summary : High performance textiles represent one of the most dynamic sectors of the international textile and clothing industry. With contributions from leading experts in the field, this book provides an important overview of key developments in the field. Chapters cover the use of high performance textiles in such areas as protective ...

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 ...

Structure and Properties of High Performance Fibers

Structure and Properties of High Performance Fibers
  • Author : Gajanan Bhat
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2016-08-21
  • Total pages : 438
  • ISBN : 0857092871
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Summary : Structure and Properties of High-Performance Fibers explores the relationship between the structure and properties of a wide range of high-performance fibers. Part I covers high-performance inorganic fibers, including glasses and ceramics, plus carbon fibers of various types. In Part II, high-performance synthetic polymer fibers are discussed, while Part III reviews ...

Advances in Functional Finishing of Textiles

Advances in Functional Finishing of Textiles
  • Author : Mohammad Shahid,Ravindra Adivarekar
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2020-06-10
  • Total pages : 388
  • ISBN : 0857092871
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Summary : This book provides a comprehensive overview of the field of functional finishing of textiles, describing the state-of-the-art research and well-established techniques applied in the textile industry, and covering all areas of textile dyeing and finishing. It is intended for academic researchers and professionals in related scientific and engineering fields, including ...

Innovative and Emerging Technologies for Texile Dyeing and Finishing

Innovative and Emerging Technologies for Texile 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. ...

Protective Clothing

Protective Clothing
  • Author : F. Wang,Chuansi Gao
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2014-08-04
  • Total pages : 500
  • ISBN : 0857092871
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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 ...