Handbook of Natural Fibres Book

Handbook of Natural Fibres


  • Author : Ryszard M Kozłowski
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2012-10-19
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 656
  • ISBN 10 : 9780857095503

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Handbook of Natural Fibres Excerpt :

Growing awareness of environmental issues has led to increasing demand for goods produced from natural products, including natural fibres. The two-volume Handbook of natural fibres is an indispensible tool in understanding the diverse properties and applications of these important materials. Volume 1: Types, properties and factors affecting breeding and cultivation is an essential guide to a wide range of natural fibres, and highlights key techniques for their improvement. Part one reviews key types and fundamental properties of natural textile fibres. The production, identification and testing of a range of cotton, bast, silk and wool fibres are discussed, alongside bioengineered natural textile fibres. Part two goes on to explore the improvement of natural fibre properties and production through breeding and cultivation, beginning with a discussion of fibrous flax and cotton. Improved natural fibre production through the prevention of fungal growth is explored, along with the use of genetic engineering and biotechnology to enhance desirable characteristics. Finally, the wider impact of natural textile production is discussed, using wild silk enterprise programs as an example. With its distinguished editor and international team of expert contributors, the two volumes of the Handbook of natural fibres are essential texts for professionals and academics in textile science and technology. Provides an essential guide to a wide range of natural fibres and highlights key techniques for their improvement Reviews key types and fundamental properties of natural textile fibres, addressing the production, identification and testing of a range of cotton, bast, silk and wool fibres Explores the improvement of natural fibre properties and production through breeding and cultivation, beginning with a discussion of fibrous flax and cotton

Handbook of Natural Fibres Book

Handbook of Natural Fibres


  • Author : Ryszard M. Kozlowski
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing Limited
  • Release Date : 2020-01-17
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 856
  • ISBN 10 : 0128183985

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Handbook of Natural Fibres Excerpt :

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. Provides detailed instructions for how to carry out the latest scientific methods for identifying natural fibers Explains properties of natural fibers that will be of interest to readers in growth fields like biocomposites and nanofibers Includes a rare overview of emerging natural fibers and their uses, along with sources of further information

Handbook of Natural Fibres Book

Handbook of Natural Fibres


  • Author : Ryszard M. Kozlowski
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing Limited
  • Release Date : 2020-01-17
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 782
  • ISBN 10 : 0128187824

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Handbook of Natural Fibres Excerpt :

The Handbook of Natural Fibres: Volume Two, Processing and Applications, Second Edition provides detailed coverage of the latest processing techniques and industrial applications of a wide range of natural fibers. 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 sources of natural fibers are covered in the book, including flax, hemp, bast, jute, coir, linen, cotton and silk. This wealth of expert information provides a uniquely detailed reference for the processing, characterization, selection and application of natural fibers. Connects natural fibers to a wide range of industries, including construction, automotive, packaging and medical Helps readers appraise natural fibers on the basis of their mechanical, electrokinetic, antimicrobial or flame retardant qualities Provides a rare glimpse of emerging manufacturing methods for silk

Handbook of Natural Fibres Book

Handbook of Natural Fibres


  • Author : Ryszard M. Kozlowski
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2020-01-25
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 752
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128190708

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Handbook of Natural Fibres Excerpt :

The Handbook of Natural Fibres: Volume Two, Processing and Applications, Second Edition provides detailed coverage of the latest processing techniques and industrial applications of a wide range of natural fibers. 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 sources of natural fibers are covered in the book, including flax, hemp, bast, jute, coir, linen, cotton and silk. This wealth of expert information provides a uniquely detailed reference for the processing, characterization, selection and application of natural fibers. Connects natural fibers to a wide range of industries, including construction, automotive, packaging and medical Helps readers appraise natural fibers on the basis of their mechanical, electrokinetic, antimicrobial or flame retardant qualities Provides a rare glimpse of emerging manufacturing methods for silk

Handbook of Textile Fibres Book

Handbook of Textile Fibres


  • Author : J Gordon Cook
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 1984-01-01
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 240
  • ISBN 10 : 9781845693152

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Handbook of Textile Fibres Excerpt :

A comprehensive survey of the natural fibres animal, vegetable and mineral on which we depended for our textiles until comparatively recently.

Handbook of Tensile Properties of Textile and Technical Fibres Book

Handbook of Tensile Properties of Textile and Technical Fibres


  • Author : A. R. Bunsell
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2009-10-19
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 696
  • ISBN 10 : 9781845696801

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Handbook of Tensile Properties of Textile and Technical Fibres Excerpt :

Fibres usually experience tensile loads whether they are used for apparel or technical structures. Their form, which is long and fine, makes them some of the strongest materials available as well as very flexible. This book provides a concise and authoritative overview of tensile behaviour of a wide range of both natural and synthetic fibres used both in textiles and high performance materials. After preliminary chapters that introduce the reader to tensile properties, failure and testing of fibres, the book is split into two parts. Part one examines tensile properties and failure of natural fibres, such as cotton, hemp, wool and silk. Part two discusses the tensile properties and failure of synthetic fibres ranging from polyamide, polyester and polyethylene fibres to carbon fibres. Many chapters also provide a general background to the fibre, including the manufacture, microstructure, factors that affect tensile properties as well as methods to improve tensile failure. With its distinguished editor and array of international contributors, Handbook of tensile properties of textile and technical fibres is an important reference for fibre scientists, textile technologists and engineers, as well as those in academia. Provides an overview of tensile behaviour of a wide range of both natural and synthetic fibres Examines tensile characterisitics, tensile failure of textiles fibres and factors that affect tensile properties Discusses mircostructures and each type of fibre from manufacture to finished product

Handbook of Textile Fibre Structure Book

Handbook of Textile Fibre Structure


  • Author : Stephen Eichhorn
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2009-10-26
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 536
  • ISBN 10 : 9781845697310

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Handbook of Textile Fibre Structure Excerpt :

Due to their complexity and diversity, understanding the structure of textile fibres is of key importance. This authoritative two-volume collection provides a comprehensive review of the structure of an extensive range of textile fibres. Volume 2 begins by reviewing natural fibres such as cellulosic, cotton, protein, wool and silk fibres. Part two considers regenerated cellulosic, protein, alginate, chitin and chitosan fibres. The final part of the book discusses inorganic fibres such as glass, carbon and ceramic fibres as well as specialist fibres such as thermally and chemically-resistant fibres, optical and hollow fibres. Chapters review how fibre structure contributes to key mechanical properties. A companion volume reviews the structure of manufactured polymer fibres. Edited by leading authorities on the subject and with a team of international authors, the two volumes of the Handbook of textile fibre structure is an essential reference for textile technologists, fibre scientists, textile engineers and those in academia. Discusses how fibre structure contributes to key mechanical properties Reviews natural fibres such as cellulosic, cotton and silk fibres and considers various regenerated fibres Examines inorganic fibres including glass and carbon as well as specialist fibres such as chemically-resistant and optical fibres

Handbook of Fiber Chemistry  Third Edition Book

Handbook of Fiber Chemistry Third Edition


  • Author : Menachem Lewin
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2006-11-15
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 1056
  • ISBN 10 : 9781420015270

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Handbook of Fiber Chemistry Third Edition Excerpt :

The Handbook of Fiber Chemistry, Third Edition provides complete coverage of scientific and technological principles for all major natural and synthetic fibers. Incorporating new scientific techniques, instruments, characterization, and processing methods, the book features important technological advances from the past decade, particularly in fiber production and novel applications. It contains the latest data and insight into the chemistry and structural properties made possible by these advances. Authored by leading experts in the field of fiber science, most chapters in this third edition of a bestseller are either new or extensively updated. Chapters on synthetic fibers detail their formation from monomers, while those on natural fibers cover extraction and purification methods. Each chapter encompasses definitions, morphology, and fine structure; properties, testing, processing methods, and equipment; and the conversion into marketable products. Taking into account the recent expansion and diversification of markets for various fibers, this book also offers a solid foundation in the principles used for developing new fibers, including biologically and electronically active fibers. The Handbook of Fiber Chemistry, Third Edition offers a better understanding of the structure–property relationships of fibers and fiber-related phenomena. It is an ideal volume for scientists, technologists, and engineers working to develop novel and innovative products and technologies using natural and synthetic fibers.

Lignocellulosic Fibers and Wood Handbook Book

Lignocellulosic Fibers and Wood Handbook


  • Author : Mohamed Naceur Belgacem
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2016-04-05
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 704
  • ISBN 10 : 9781118773550

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Lignocellulosic Fibers and Wood Handbook Excerpt :

This book will focus on lignocellulosic fibres as a raw material for several applications. It will start with wood chemistry and morphology. Then, some fibre isolation processes will be given, before moving to composites, panel and paper manufacturing, characterization and aging.

Natural Fibre Composites Book

Natural Fibre Composites


  • Author : Alma Hodzic
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2014-02-13
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 408
  • ISBN 10 : 9780857099228

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Natural Fibre Composites Excerpt :

The use of natural fibres as reinforcements in composites has grown in importance in recent years. Natural Fibre Composites summarises the wealth of significant recent research in this area. Chapters in part one introduce and explore the structure, properties, processing, and applications of natural fibre reinforcements, including those made from wood and cellulosic fibres. Part two describes and illustrates the processing of natural fibre composites. Chapters discuss ethical practices in the processing of green composites, manufacturing methods and compression and injection molding techniques for natural fibre composites, and thermoset matrix natural fibre-reinforced composites. Part three highlights and interprets the testing and properties of natural fibre composites including, non-destructive and high strain rate testing. The performance of natural fibre composites is examined under dynamic loading, the response of natural fibre composites to impact damage is appraised, and the response of natural fibre composites in a marine environment is assessed. Natural Fibre Composites is a technical guide for professionals requiring an understanding of natural fibre composite materials. It offers reviews, applications and evaluations of the subject for researchers and engineers. Introduces and explores the structure, properties, processing, and applications of natural fibre reinforcements, including those made from wood and cellulosic fibres Highlights and interprets the testing and properties of natural fibre composites, including non-destructive and high strain rate testing Examines performance of natural fibre composites under dynamic loading, the response of natural fibre composites to impact damage, and the response of natural fibre composites in a marine environment

Handbook of Technical Textiles Book

Handbook of Technical Textiles


  • Author : A. Richard Horrocks
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2015-12-01
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 394
  • ISBN 10 : 9781782424819

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Handbook of Technical Textiles Excerpt :

The second edition of Handbook of Technical Textiles, Volume 1: Technical Textile Processes provides readers with a comprehensive understanding of the latest advancements in technical textiles. With revised and updated coverage, including several new chapters, this volume reviews recent developments and technologies in the field, beginning with an overview of the technical textiles industry that includes coverage of technical fibers and yarns, weaving, spinning, knitting, and nonwoven production. Subsequent sections include discussions on finishing, coating, and the coloration of technical textiles. Provides a comprehensive handbook for all aspects of technical textiles Presents updated, detailed coverage of processes, fabric structure, and applications An ideal resource for those interested in high-performance textiles, textile processes, textile processing, and textile applications Contains contributions from many of the original, recognized experts from the first edition who update their respective chapters

Handbook of Fibrous Materials  2 Volumes Book

Handbook of Fibrous Materials 2 Volumes


  • Author : Jinlian Hu
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2020-03-31
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 1040
  • ISBN 10 : 9783527342594

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Handbook of Fibrous Materials 2 Volumes Excerpt :

Edited by a leading expert in the field with contributions from experienced researchers in fibers and textiles, this handbook reviews the current state of fibrous materials and provides a broad overview of their use in research and development. Volume One focuses on the classes of fibers, their production and characterization, while the second volume concentrates on their applications, including emerging ones in the areas of energy, environmental science and healthcare. Unparalleled knowledge of high relevance to academia and industry.

The Handbook of Natural Plant Dyes Book
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The Handbook of Natural Plant Dyes


  • Author : Sasha Duerr
  • Publisher : Timber Press
  • Release Date : 2011-01-19
  • Genre: Crafts & Hobbies
  • Pages : 172
  • ISBN 10 : 9781604690712

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Through step-by-step instructions and color-saturated photographs, textile designer Sasha Duerr explains the basics of making and using natural plant dye, from gathering materials and making the dyes to simple ideas for how to use them. --from publisher description

Handbook of Fibre Rope Technology Book

Handbook of Fibre Rope Technology


  • Author : H A McKenna
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2004-04-22
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 432
  • ISBN 10 : 9781855739932

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Handbook of Fibre Rope Technology Excerpt :

The field of fibre rope technology has witnessed incredible change and technological advance over the last few decades. At the forefront of this change has been the development of synthetic fibres and modern types of rope construction. This handbook updates the history and structural mechanics of fibre rope technology and describes the types and properties of modern rope-making materials and constructions. Following an introduction to fibre ropes, the Handbook of fibre rope technology takes a comprehensive look at rope-making materials, rope structures, properties and mechanics and covers rope production, focusing on laid strand, braided, low-twist and parallel yarn ropes. Terminations are also introduced and the many uses of rope are illustrated. The key issues surrounding the inspection and retirement of rope are identified and rope testing is thoroughly examined. The final two chapters review rope markets, distribution and liability and provide case studies from the many environments in which fibre rope is used. The Handbook of fibre rope technology is an essential reference for everyone assisting in the design, selection, use, inspection and testing of fibre rope. A comprehensive look at rope-making materials and structures, properties and mechanics Covers rope production including laid strand, braided, low-twist and parallel yarn ropes and rope terminations Rope testing is examined in depth, as well as the key issues surrounding rope retirement

Handbook of Textile Fibre Structure Book
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Handbook of Textile Fibre Structure


  • Author : Stephen Eichhorn
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2009-10-19
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 528
  • ISBN 10 : 9781845696504

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Handbook of Textile Fibre Structure Excerpt :

Due to their complexity and diversity, understanding the structure of textile fibres is of key importance. This authoritative two-volume collection provides a comprehensive review of the structure of an extensive range of textile fibres. Volume 1 begins with an introductory set of chapters on fibre structure and methods to characterise fibres. The second part of the book covers the structure of manufactured polymer fibres such as polyester, polyamides, polyolefin, elastomeric and aramid fibres as well as high-modulus, high-tenacity polymer fibres. Chapters discuss fibre formation during processing and how this affects fibre structure and mechanical properties. A companion volume reviews natural, regenerated, inorganic and specialist fibres. Edited by leading authorities on the subject and with a team of international authors, the two volumes of the Handbook of textile fibre structure is an essential reference for textile technologists, fibre scientists, textile engineers and those in academia. The first title of a authoritative two-volume collection that provides a comprehensive review of the structure of a range of textile fibres Provides an overview of the development of fibre structure and methods to characterise fibres Examines the structure of both traditional and new fibres and natural and manufactured fibres