Silk  Materials  Processes  and Applications Book

Silk Materials Processes and Applications


  • Author : Narendra Reddy
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2019-11-16
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 226
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128196878

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Silk Materials Processes and Applications Excerpt :

Silk: Materials, Processes, and Applications addresses the latest research on the structure and properties of silk fibers, properties of silk-based materials, and cutting edge-related industrial practices. It pays particular attention to mulberry silk, but unconventional silks such as spider silk and marine silk fibers are also covered. Although silk is one of the oldest known fibers, new research continues to shed light on its properties, leading it to be applied in new contexts particularly in the medical field, and new non-textile areas. In addition to structural and mechanical qualities, this book also includes a great deal of new research on the chemical modifications of silk fibers, and other processing methods. With a focus on practical methodologies, this is the most readable and readily applicable book on silk so far, making it a perfect guide for readers with a range of backgrounds. Addresses the fundamental differences between mulberry, spider, and wild silks Describes silk fiber and non-fiber forms, including hydrogels and films In-depth coverage of silk-processing methods provides the perfect starting point for biotechnologists interested in the use of silk for non-textile applications

Silk Book

Silk


  • Author : K. Murugesh Babu
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2018-12-06
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 272
  • ISBN 10 : 9780081025413

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Silk Excerpt :

Silk: Processing, Properties and Applications, Second Edition, examines all aspects of silk technology, including its manufacture, processing, properties, structure-property relationships, dyeing, printing and finishing, and applications. This new edition is updated and expanded to include the very latest developments in silk production. Detailed chapters discuss silk reeling and silk fabric manufacture, the structural aspects of silk, its mechanical and thermal properties, and silk dyeing. Further chapters focus on the latest developments in terms of processing and applications, covering emerging topics, such as spider silks, non-mulberry silks, the printing and finishing of silk fabrics, and by-products of the silk industry. This book will be a highly valuable source of information for textile technologists, engineers and manufacturers, fiber scientists, researchers and academics in natural fibers or textile technology. Offers in-depth coverage of silk production, properties and structure-property relationships Provides an authoritative reference on sericulture, silk fabric processing and applications of silk Expanded to include non-mulberry silks, printing and finishing of silk fabrics, and by-products of sericulture

Engineered Polymeric Fibrous Materials Book

Engineered Polymeric Fibrous Materials


  • Author : Masoud Latifi
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2021-06-04
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 392
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128244012

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Engineered Polymeric Fibrous Materials Excerpt :

Engineered Polymeric Fibrous Materials explains cutting edge techniques for the engineering of fibrous materials from physical, mechanical, and chemical points of view. Both conventional and nanofibers are described in this uniquely comprehensive book, for a wide range of applications including biomedical, automotive, aerospace, agriculture, energy, and environmental. This book refers to recent advances made in both academia and industry, in topics such as fiber-reinforced composites, fibrous thermal insulators, drug delivery and tissue engineering, and smart textiles and energy, and explains how fibrous structures are engineered to offer new solutions to important problems. The first two chapters provide basic introductory information to allow a wider range of readers to engage with the book. Addresses hot emerging topics including smart materials, wearable energy harvesters, and solar fuel production Includes valuable technical advice that is useful to industries including aerospace, biomedical, and energy Covers the full lifecycle of the material, from processing and treatment through to end usage

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

Advances in Modeling and Simulation in Textile Engineering Book

Advances in Modeling and Simulation in Textile Engineering


  • Author : Nicholus Tayari Akankwasa
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2021-03-28
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 466
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128229552

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Advances in Modeling and Simulation in Textile Engineering Excerpt :

Advances in Modeling and Simulation in Textile Engineering: New Concepts, Methods, and Applications explains the advanced principles and techniques that can be used to solve textile engineering problems using numerical modeling and simulation. The book draws on innovative research and industry practice to explain methods for the modeling of all of these processes, helping readers apply computational power to more areas of textile engineering. Experimental results are presented and linked closely to processes and methods of implementation. Diverse concepts such as heat transfer, fluid dynamics, three-dimensional motion, and multi-phase flow are addressed. Finally, tools, theoretical principles, and numerical models are extensively covered. Textile engineering involves complex processes which are not easily expressed numerically or simulated, such as fiber motion simulation, yarn to fiber formation, melt spinning technology, optimization of yarn production, textile machinery design and optimization, and modeling of textile/fabric reinforcements. Provides new approaches and techniques to simulate a wide range of textile processes from geometry to manufacturing Includes coverage of detailed mathematical methods for textiles, including neural networks, genetic algorithms, and the finite element method Addresses modeling techniques for many different phenomena, including heat transfer, fluid dynamics and multi-phase flow

Advanced Knitting Technology Book

Advanced Knitting Technology


  • Author : Subhankar Maity
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2021-08-22
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 712
  • ISBN 10 : 9780323855358

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Advanced Knitting Technology Excerpt :

Advanced Knitting Technology provides complete coverage of the latest innovations and developments in knitting technology, including emerging methods as well as the latest best practice for classical processes. Many technologies can be used for the production of cloth such as weaving, knitting, nonwoven, and braiding. Knitting methods are being selected for a growing range of applications due to the spectacular properties of knitted fabric, such as softer tactile quality, higher stretchability, bulkiness, and functional properties that compare favorably with other woven fabrics. Beyond the well-known apparel applications, specially designed knitted structures are uniquely suitable for high performance applications like reinforcement for composites, medical implants, and geotextiles. This book presents recent advances in knitting technology, including structures, properties and applications of knitted fabrics in modern apparel, activewear, composites, medical textiles, and geotextiles. With reference to the latest industry practice, testing, quality and process control methods for knitting technologies are discussed. Advanced Knitting Technology covers recent advances in knitting technology, properties and performance of knitted structures, their applications in apparel and technical fields. Provides detailed and practical instructions for the sustainable production of knitted textiles, including sustainable chemical processing natural dyeing processes, and sustainability analysis methods Draws on the latest research to discuss the future of knitted apparels and high-tech applications of knitted structures as technical textiles Explores the latest applications of AI and machine learning to the knitting process

Sustainable Technologies for Textile Wastewater Treatments Book

Sustainable Technologies for Textile Wastewater Treatments


  • Author : Subramanian Senthilkannan Muthu
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2021-03-23
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 292
  • ISBN 10 : 9780323858304

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Sustainable Technologies for Textile Wastewater Treatments Excerpt :

Sustainable Technologies for Textile Wastewater Treatments takes on this complex and environmentally crucial issue by providing comprehensive coverage on new technologies and practices. Sections provide technical detail and instruction on cutting-edge technologies, including innovative industrial uses of nanotechnology and waste biomass. In addition, case studies are provided on different textile wastewater treatment plants, hence showing their full practical context. Specific areas of discussion include zero liquid discharge, nanomaterials, adsorption, and advanced oxidization processes (AOP). Appropriate case studies from textile wastewater treatment plants are included to help illustrate key points. Other sections cover the cost of these methods, before highlighting effective low-cost options. This book will be of use to researchers with an interest in textile sustainability or wastewater treatment, although sustainability managers or lifecycle assessment professionals in the textiles and fashion sector will find the book very impactful to their work. Provides detailed, technical information on wastewater remediation methods, including zero liquid discharge, nanomaterials, adsorption and advanced oxidization processes (AOP) Includes case studies from textile wastewater treatment plants Outlines the cost of these methods and highlights effective, low-cost options

Protective Textiles from Natural Resources Book

Protective Textiles from Natural Resources


  • Author : Md. Ibrahim H. Mondal
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2022-06-23
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 964
  • ISBN 10 : 9780323904780

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Protective Textiles from Natural Resources Excerpt :

Protective Textiles from Natural Resources provides systematic coverage of the fundamentals, production methods, processing techniques, characterization techniques, properties and applications of natural textile products for protective purposes. The subject of this book is an important kind of technical textile designed to protect the wearer from injuries, illness and death. They offer enhanced protection against phenomena including heat, cold, flame, chemical, biological, nuclear agents, radiation, disaster and even ballistics. As no single type of clothing can be adequate for all kinds of protection, extensive research is carried out to develop protective clothing for specialized civilian and military applications. The latest research on the use of natural fibres in PPE is also covered, which could make a significant contribution to the fight against the spread of COVID-19. This comprehensive guide explores a wide variety of themes from material processing and design to finished products, through protection against specific hazards to specific applications, including all significant new developments on natural materials for protective textiles. Explains the latest technologies related to fibre extraction from natural sources, chemical treatments, weave constructions, fabric finishes and coatings. Includes the latest research on natural fibers in personal protective equipment (PPE) to protect wearers from bacterial and viral contamination. Explains the state of the art in testing methods and standards for protective clothing.

Advances in Functional and Protective Textiles Book

Advances in Functional and Protective Textiles


  • Author : Shahid ul-Islam
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2020-06-11
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 678
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128226766

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Advances in Functional and Protective Textiles Excerpt :

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 readers seeking to produce textiles with self-cleaning, antimicrobial, super-hydrophobic, UV-protective, insect repellant, flame retardant or anti-felting properties. Particular attention is given to textile fibers, including cotton, wool, viscose, and other synthetic fibers whose properties solve many problems. Sustainable approaches to the processing of textiles for protective properties are also addressed, as are hazards. Introduces the advanced testing and modeling methods that are necessary for the production of protective textiles Describes the properties of the latest advanced chemicals and materials used to make protective textiles and clothing Covers every step in the development of protective clothing, from the engineering of novel materials, to advanced fabrication methodologies and applications

Green Chemistry for Sustainable Textiles Book

Green Chemistry for Sustainable Textiles


  • Author : Nabil Ibrahim
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2021-07-23
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 520
  • ISBN 10 : 9780323853651

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Green Chemistry for Sustainable Textiles Excerpt :

Green Chemistry for Sustainable Textiles: Modern Design and Approaches provides a comprehensive survey of the latest methods in green chemistry for the reduction of the textile industry’s environmental impact. In recent years industrial R&D has been exploring more sustainable chemicals as well as eco-friendly technologies in the textile wet processing chain, leading to a range of new techniques for sustainable textile manufacture. This book discusses and explores basic principles of green chemistry and their implementation along with other aspects of cleaner production strategies, as well as new and emerging textile technologies, providing a comprehensive reference for readers at all levels. Potential benefits to industry from the techniques covered in this book include: Savings in water, energy and chemical consumption, waste minimization as well as disposal cost reduction, and production of high added value sustainable textile products to satisfy consumer demands for comfort, safety, aesthetic, and multi-functional performance properties. Innovative emerging methods are covered as well as popular current technologies, creating a comprehensive reference that facilitates comparisons between methods Evaluates the fundamental green chemistry principles as drivers for textile sustainability Explains how and why to use renewable green chemicals in the textile wet processing chain

Digital Manufacturing Technology for Sustainable Anthropometric Apparel Book

Digital Manufacturing Technology for Sustainable Anthropometric Apparel


  • Author : Norsaadah Zakaria
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2022-06-01
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 252
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128241783

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Digital Manufacturing Technology for Sustainable Anthropometric Apparel Excerpt :

Digital Manufacturing Technology for Sustainable Anthropometric Apparel is a thorough and practical examination of the state-of-the-art in anthropometric apparel manufacturing technology. The scale of the textiles industry, in economic as well as environmental terms, is so significant that new technologies and techniques that deliver improvements are of great global interest. Consumer preferences and government regulations are causing apparel manufacturers to prioritize sustainable practices, and at a time of unprecedented technological evolution and competitive pressure, integrating these measures with other priorities is a key challenge. By combining the expertise of contributors from the worlds of technology change management and technical textiles engineering, this book provides a unique interdisciplinary resource for organizational as well as technical implementation. Newly developed Industry 4.0 technologies are addressed, along with the latest data collection and analysis methods. Provides practical technical instructions for the implementation of new technologies for 3D body scanning, and anthropometric design and sizing Explains the latest technical methods for the collection of anthropometric data and examines related ethical issues Shows how to integrate anthropometric design methodologies into a full smart manufacturing system

Medical Textiles from Natural Resources Book

Medical Textiles from Natural Resources


  • Author : Md. Ibrahim H. Mondal
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2022-06-23
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 934
  • ISBN 10 : 9780323904803

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Medical Textiles from Natural Resources Excerpt :

Medical Textiles from Natural Resources provides systematic and comprehensive coverage of the fundamentals, production methods, processing techniques, characterization techniques, properties and applications of medical textile materials from natural resources. Medical textiles offer a variety of technical and functional properties valued in medical and healthcare sectors, often relating to hygiene. As medical textile products remain in close contact with the human body, the fibre must have characteristics such as biological compatibility, biological degradability, permeability and nontoxicity. Only materials from natural renewable sources have such characteristics. This book provides the latest information on a wide range of medical applications, from single suture and wound dressings, to implants and tissue scaffolds. It also offers a systematic review of the manufacture, properties and applications of technical textiles for medical use. Explains the latest technologies related to fibre extraction from natural sources, chemical treatments, weave constructions, fabric finishes and coatings. Describes innovative applications of nanomaterials in the treatment of textile fabric and the utilization of carbohydrate polymers in the preparation of nanoparticles deposited in nonwoven fabrics. Helps product designers to find appropriate materials from natural resources with the characteristics of biodegradability, renewability, biocompatibility and nontoxicity.

Chemical Management in Textiles and Fashion Book

Chemical Management in Textiles and Fashion


  • Author : Subramanian Senthilkannan Muthu
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2020-09-29
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 228
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128204979

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Chemical Management in Textiles and Fashion Excerpt :

Chemical Management in Textiles and Fashion helps readers understand current pressures on the textile industry surrounding the responsible management of chemicals. The book was written in response to industrial movements like Greenpeace’s Detox Campaign and Zero Discharge of Hazardous Chemicals, which have both helped to motivate retailers, manufacturers and regulatory bodies on this issue. Chapters cover the entire supply chain, taking into account the use of chemicals in processing, manufacturing and recycling garments. In addition to environmental sustainability, this valuable resource covers all the main aspects of chemical management, including chemical risk assessments, chemical management systems, and lifecycle assessment. While providing a survey of the latest regulations and standards on chemical management, this book also examines emerging green alternatives to help readers find innovative solutions for sustainable chemical processes. Covers all relevant regulations and certifications for chemical management in textiles Provides technical details on the hazardous chemicals often used in the textile industries Explores a range of safe alternatives Addresses chemical management throughout the textile supply chain

Antimicrobial Textiles from Natural Resources Book
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Antimicrobial Textiles from Natural Resources


  • Author : Md. Ibrahim H. Mondal
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2021-03-20
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 700
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128214862

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Antimicrobial Textiles from Natural Resources Excerpt :

The textile industry is focused in its search for alternative green fibres with the aim of providing high-quality products which are fully recyclable and biodegradable. Natural textile materials from renewable sources play an increasingly important role in the industry due to their unique properties and functionality over synthetic fibres, as well as their sustainability. Antimicrobial Textiles from Natural Resources is an in-depth guide to the latest methods and applications of natural antimicrobial materials. A broad range of applications are addressed, from common to specialized applications, including many in the biomedical sector. This world-class collection of contributors write from a range of disciplinary backgrounds, providing important insights from textile science and technology, materials science, chemical engineering, and biomedical engineering. Advice and proposed solutions are presented in a rigorous and practical way, drawing on results and case studies obtained from academic and industrial laboratories worldwide. Examines how natural fibres can be used in the place of less renewable or sustainable choices, thus helping designers improve the sustainability of their products Provides unique coverage of the biofunctionality of biopolymers in textiles Explains how antimicrobial properties can reduce odour, extend the life of textiles, and provide numerous medical benefits