Recycling In Textiles

Recycling In Textiles

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An increasing amount of waste is generated each year from textiles and their production. For economic and environmental reasons it is necessary that as much of this waste as possible is recycled instead of being disposed of in landfill sites. In reality the rate of textile recycling is still relatively low. On average, approximately ten million tonnes of textile waste is currently dumped in Europe and America each year. Considering the diversity of fibrous waste and structures, many technologies must work in concert in an integrated industry in order to increase the rate of recycling. Recycling in textiles shows how this can be achieved. The first part of the book introduces the subject by looking at the general issues involved and the technologies concerned. Part Two explores the chemical aspects of textile recycling. Part Three focuses on recycled textile products, including nonwovens and alternative fibres. Finally, the last part of the book discusses possible applications of recycled textiles, including using recycled products in the operating theatre, for soil stabilisation and in concrete reinforcement. Recycling in textiles presents several promising technologies and ideas for recycling systems. This is the first book of its kind to bring together textile recycling issues, technology, products, processes and applications. It will prove an invaluable guide to all those in the industry who are now looking for ways to recycle their textile waste. Provides extensive coverage of this hot topic An invaluable guide for all in the textile industry Learn how to increase the rate of recycling

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Genre : Technology & Engineering
Author by : Youjiang Wang
Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
Release : 2006-03-20
File : 248 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9781845691424


Woven Textiles

Woven Textiles

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Woven Textiles: Principles, Technologies and Applications, Second Edition, is an essential guide to woven textiles. This new edition is updated and expanded to include major new application areas, as well as the latest developments and innovations in terms of fibers, yarns, fabrics, machinery and technology. Sections cover fibers and yarns used for weaving, key preparatory techniques, the fundamentals of weaving technology, the characteristics of woven structures, the use of computer assisted design (CAD) systems, techniques for modelling the structure of woven fabrics, methods for the manufacture of 3D woven structures, and the application of woven textiles in a range of technologies. With its distinguished editor and international team of expert contributors, this second edition will be an indispensable guide for all designers, engineers and technicians involved in the design, manufacture and use of woven textiles, as well as for academics and researchers in the field of textiles. Provides extensive coverage of woven textiles, including their preparation, manufacture, woven structures and characteristics Presents the latest technical applications of woven textiles, such as transportation, geotextiles, medical applications, sports and leisure, filtration, and composite structures Enables the reader to understand the latest technological advances in the area of woven textiles

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Genre : Technology & Engineering
Author by : Kim Gandhi
Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
Release : 2019-11-01
File : 512 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9780081024980


Textiles For Protection

Textiles For Protection

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In today’s climate there is an increasing requirement for protective textiles, whether for personal protection, protection against the elements, chemical, nuclear or ballistic attack. This comprehensive book brings together the leading protective textiles experts from around the world. It covers a wide variety of themes from materials and design, through protection against specific hazards, to specific applications. This is the first book of its kind to give a complete coverage of textiles for protection. Covers a wide variety of themes from materials and design, through protection against specific hazards, to specific applications The first book of its kind to give a complete coverage of textiles for protection Written by leading protective textiles experts from around the world

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Genre : Technology & Engineering
Author by : Richard A. Scott
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2005-10-30
File : 784 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9781845690977


Textiles Technology

Textiles Technology

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Covers information required for students taking the Design and technology : textiles technology GCSE examination. Follows the Edexcel examination specifications.

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Genre : Textile fabrics
Author by : Barbara Lawler
Publisher : Heinemann
Release : 2002
File : 160 Pages
ISBN-13 : 043541786X


Odour In Textiles

Odour In Textiles

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Odour in Textiles: Generation and Control presents the essential science and mechanisms behind the formation of odours in textiles. It discusses consumer perception of odour in clothing, the mechanism of odour formation in the skin, and the role of textile fibres and structures in odour formation. It also discusses odour controls and testing methods available for measurement of odours in textiles. Features: • Fills a gap in the literature as the first book to focus on textile and odour interaction • Discusses microbiological aspects of odour formation in simple terms • Details the role of textile fibres and structures on odour formation • Describes various testing methods, standards, and regulatory norms for odour analysis This book will appeal to a broad audience, including industry professionals in the textiles industry, hygiene and health care, the chemical and finishing industry, and odour measurement and testing. It will also interest advanced students and research scholars studying textile engineering, clothing science, and fashion design.

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Genre : Technology & Engineering
Author by : G. Thilagavathi
Publisher : CRC Press
Release : 2022-03-18
File : 312 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9781000548938


Advances In Functional And Protective Textiles

Advances In Functional And Protective Textiles

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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

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Genre : Technology & Engineering
Author by : Shahid ul-Islam
Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
Release : 2020-06-11
File : 678 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9780128226766


Cut Protective Textiles

Cut Protective Textiles

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Cut Protective Textiles is a comprehensive guide to the background theory, industrial testing methods, regulations, applications and material characteristics important to those working with cut protective textiles. This book will help readers understand the pitfalls of assessing cut performance and how to translate that understanding into innovative concepts for their research or product development. Detailed coverage of the properties of cut resistant textiles includes information on fibers, yarns and fabrics, providing a valuable resource for a wide range of researchers and practitioners. The book's comparisons will help clear up confusion caused by different testing methods. Finally, the inclusion of methodologies for the creation of cut protective articles will help readers make full use of this book in a practical setting. Explains global testing standards in detail, also comparing their various strengths and weaknesses Provides cut resistance performance information for different materials Introduces the characteristics of the appropriate materials with supporting theory Draws on industry best practice to create a detailed guide to making cut resistant products

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Genre : Technology & Engineering
Author by : Daniel Li
Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
Release : 2020-03-23
File : 271 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9780128203910


Sustainable Fibres And Textiles

Sustainable Fibres And Textiles

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Sustainable Fibres and Textiles provides a whole-lifecycle approach to the subject of sustainable textiles, from fiber production, through manufacturing and low-energy care and recycling. The scientific, industrial, regulatory and social aspects of this lifecycle are explored by an expert author team who bring global perspectives to this important subject. The first part of the book provides detailed coverage of the sustainable production of textiles, with chapters devoted to each of the main fiber types, including new biosynthetic fibers, such as textiles produced from Polylactic Acid (PLA). The second part examines sustainable production methods, focusing on low carbon production technologies and sustainable, low-pollution methods of processing and dyeing fabrics. The final sections explore the benefits of textiles designed to enable low-energy fabric care via both finishes used to treat the fabric and better care labelling. Re-use and recycling options are also covered, as are ethical aspects, such as fair trade fabrics. Presents an integrated understanding of sustainability through the whole supply-chain – from agriculture, through manufacturing and fabric care, to recycling Teachers users how to make optimal choices of fiber and manufacturing technologies to achieve the sustainable production of high-quality apparel and other textile products Provides a wider understanding of emerging regulatory frameworks that will shape the future of sustainable textiles

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Genre : Technology & Engineering
Author by : Subramanian Senthilkannan Muthu
Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
Release : 2017-05-29
File : 420 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9780081020425


A History Of Textiles

A History Of Textiles

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Originally published in 1979, this volume acts as a reference for the history textiles. It asks questions on the effect of technology on textiles, how did particular historical periods and locations expand or limit the possibilities for the manufacture of fabrics and how the textile history related to politics and economics, sociology and psychology, art and engineering, anthropology and archaeology, chemistry and physics. Addressing these questions, the author surveys the development of the technical components of fabrics and discusses the textiles of selected places and times. She uses prose, drawings and more than 130 photographs to show how each era of textile production reflects its age. This book is designed to serve as a college text and as a reference work for museum researchers. With sections including illustrations and diagrams; key terminology; spinning wool; spinning and raw materials; single ply and cord and fabric construction.

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Genre : History
Author by : Kax Wilson
Publisher : Routledge
Release : 2021-12-13
File : 384 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9780429716195


Acoustic Textiles

Acoustic Textiles

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This book highlights the manufacturing and applications of acoustic textiles in various industries. It also includes examples from different industries in which acoustic textiles can be used to absorb noise and help reduce the impact of noise at the workplace. Given the importance of noise reduction in the working environment in several industries, the book offers a valuable guide for companies, educators and researchers involved with acoustic materials.

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Genre : Technology & Engineering
Author by : Rajiv Padhye
Publisher : Springer
Release : 2016-10-26
File : 242 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9789811014765