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Exploiting Advances in Arc Welding Technology
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 231

Exploiting Advances in Arc Welding Technology

Proceedings of an international conference organised by the TWI.

Iccm-12
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 842

Iccm-12

None

Woodhead Publishing Series in Composites Science and Engineering
  • Language: en
Biotextiles as Medical Implants
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 704

Biotextiles as Medical Implants

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2013-10-31
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  • Publisher: Elsevier

Textiles play a vital role in the manufacture of various medical devices, including the replacement of diseased, injured or non-functioning organs within the body. Biotextiles as medical implants provides an invaluable single source of information on the main types of textile materials and products used for medical implants. The first part of the book focuses on polymers, fibers and textile technologies, and these chapters discuss the manufacture, sterilization, properties and types of biotextiles used for medical applications, including nanofibers, resorbable polymers and shaped biotextiles. The chapters in part two provide a comprehensive discussion of a range of different clinical applica...

Textiles in Sport
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 376

Textiles in Sport

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2005-08-29
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  • Publisher: Elsevier

The technical developments in the sports clothing industry has resulted in the use of functional textiles for highly-specialised performances in different sports. Developments include thermal and functional properties and coated and laminated clothes. With bio- and smart materials providing such a strong focus in the textile industry generally, companies are going for ‘value-added’ textiles, such as in-built sensors which monitor performance. In-built wear comfort is a growing market trend and includes clothing which improves the skin’s performance. Written by a distinguished editor and a team of authors from the cutting edge of textile research, Textiles in sport discusses high-performance, high-function and intelligent textiles for sportswear. Invaluable for a broad range of readers Discusses high-performance, high-function and intelligent textiles for sportswear

Chemical Finishing of Textiles
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 224

Chemical Finishing of Textiles

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2004-08-10
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  • Publisher: Elsevier

The role of the textile finisher has become increasingly demanding, and now requires a careful balance between the compatibility of different finishing products and treatments and the application processes used to provide textiles with desirable properties. In one comprehensive book, Chemical finishing of textiles details the fundamentals of final chemical finishing, covering the range of effects that result from the interplay between chemical structures and finishing products. After an introductory chapter covering the importance of chemical finishing, the following chapters focus on particular finishing techniques, from softening, easy-care and permanent press, non-slip and soil-release, t...

Wearable Electronics and Photonics
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 256

Wearable Electronics and Photonics

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2005-03-29
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  • Publisher: Elsevier

Integrating electronics into clothing is a major new concept, which opens up a whole array of multi-functional, wearable electro-textiles for sensing/monitoring body functions, delivering communication facilities, data transfer, individual environment control, and many other applications. With revolutionary advancements occurring at an unprecedented rate in many fields of science and electronics the possibilities offered by wearable technologies are tremendous and widespread. These advancements will transform the world and will soon begin to permeate into commercial products. The first section of the book discusses the materials and devices used in the field, including electro-statically gen...

Environmental Aspects of Textile Dyeing
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 256

Environmental Aspects of Textile Dyeing

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2007-05-11
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  • Publisher: Elsevier

Textile dyes enhance our environment, bringing colour into our lives. The current range of dyes have been developed to withstand environmental effects, such as degradation by exposure to light and water. However, the industry involved with the application of dyes to textiles has a responsibility to ensure that potential for harm to the environment, for example through residues in waste-streams, and to the consumer is minimised. Written by an international team of contributors, this collection reviews current legislation and key technologies which make textile dyeing more efficient and environmentally friendly. The book begins by detailing European and US legislation relating to textile dyein...

Plasma Technologies for Textiles
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 360

Plasma Technologies for Textiles

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2007-02-21
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  • Publisher: Elsevier

Plasma technologies present an environmentally-friendly and versatile way of treating textile materials in order to enhance a variety of properties such as wettability, liquid repellency, dyeability and coating adhesion. Recent advances made in commercially viable plasma systems have greatly increased the potential of using plasma technology in industrial textile finishing. This pioneering book provides an essential guide to both the technology and science related to plasmas and its practical applications in the textile industry. The first part of the book discusses the science and technology behind plasmas. Chapters give detailed and comprehensive descriptions on the characteristics of plas...

Advances in Apparel Production
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 328

Advances in Apparel Production

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2008-05-28
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  • Publisher: Elsevier

Apparel production is a complex process often involving an international supply chain which must respond rapidly to the changing needs and tastes of consumers. This important book discusses the technological improvements which are transforming the speed, flexibility and productivity of the industry. The first part of the book reviews advances in apparel design. There are chapters on modelling fabric and garment drape, computer-aided colour matching, yarn design and pattern making. Other chapters discuss key issues in apparel sizing and fit, and the role of 3-D body scanning in improving garment fit and design. The second part of the book surveys advances in production, beginning with product...