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Textiles for protection

Author: Richard A Scott; Textile institute.
Publisher: Cambridge : England : Woodhead Publishing Limited, 2005.
Series: Woodhead publishing in textiles
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

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  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard A Scott; Textile institute.
ISBN: 1855739216 9781855739215 0849334888 9780849334887
OCLC Number: 469974224
Notes: Notes bibliogr.
Description: 1 vol. (XXIX-754 p.) : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Part 1 Materials and design: Overview of protective clothing; Standards for protective textiles; Fashion and function - factors affecting the design and use of protective clothing; Steps in the selection of protective clothing materials; Fibres and fabrics for protective textiles; Technical textiles for protection; Intelligent textiles for protection; Surface treatments for protective textiles; Evaluation of protective clothing systems using manikins; Interactions between protection and thermal comfort; Modelling thermal burn injury protection. Part 2 General protection requirements and applications: Civilian protection and protection of industrial workers from chemicals; Textiles for UV protection; Textiles for protection against cold; Thermal (Heat and fire) protection; Microorganism protection; Textiles for respiratory protection; Electrostatic protection; Ballistic protection; Chemical and biological protection. Part 3 Case studies: Military protection; Fire fighters protective clothing; Protection against knives and other weapons; Flight suits for military aviators; Protection for workers in the oil and gas industry; Motorcyclists.
Series Title: Woodhead publishing in textiles
Responsibility: edited by Richard A. Scott.
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This is, without doubt, the most important textbook published on protective textiles and clothing., International Dyer

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