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Understanding textiles

Author: Billie J Collier; Martin J Bide; Phyllis G Tortora
Publisher: Upper Saddle River, N.J. : Pearson Prentice Hall, 2009. ©2009
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 7th editionView all editions and formats
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This book helps readers understand how the components of textiles-fiber, yarn, fabric, dye, and finish-contribute to the performance of products for specific end uses. With a focus on the why behind the material, it encourages students to understand and predict textile properties and performance. This edition emphasizes the global environment and offers separate chapters in fiber properties; fabrics and structures;  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Billie J Collier; Martin J Bide; Phyllis G Tortora
ISBN: 9780131187702 0131187708
OCLC Number: 212376154
Description: xxix, 564 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 27 cm
Contents: Table of Contents 1. Introduction 2. Textile Fibers 3. Fiber Properties 4. Natural Cellulosic Fibers 5. Protein Fibers 6. Manufactured Cellulosic Fibers 7. Nylon and Aramid Fibers 8. Polyester Fibers 9. Acrylic and Modacrylic Fibers 10. Olefin Fibers 11. Elastomeric Fibers 12. High-Performance and Specialty Fibers 13. Yarn Structures 14. Manufacturing Yarns 15. Fabrics and Related Structures 16. Woven Fabrics 17. The Weaves 18. Knitted Fabrics 19. Nonwoven Fabrics 20. Other Fabric Construction Methods 21. Introduction to Textile Wet Processing: Preparation of Fabrics for Dyeing and Finishing 22. Adding Color to Textiles 23. Textile Printing and Design 24. Physical/Mechanical Finishes 25. Chemical Finishes 26. The Care of Textile Products 27. Textiles and the Environment, Health and Safety 28. Textile Product Development Performance APPENDIX A: GLOSSARY APPENDIX B: SUMMARY OF REGULATORY LEGISLATION APPLIED TO TEXTILES INDEX
Responsibility: Billie J. Collier, Martin J. Bide, Phyllis G. Tortora.

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