Advances in Silk Science and Technology

The remarkable properties of silk fibres have gained them a prominent place in the field of technical textiles. Advances in Silk Science and Technology explores recent developments in silk processing, properties and applications. Techniques for manufacturing spider silk are also discussed and the current and future applications of this fibre are reviewed. Part One focuses on the properties and processing of silk from both silkworms and spiders. It addresses recent advances in our understanding of the properties of silk and offers systematic coverage of the processing of silk from spinning through to finishing, as well as an analysis of quality testing for silk fibres, yarns and fabrics. Part Two then addresses important applications of silk from silkworms and spiders, and includes chapters on the use of silk in polymer matrix composites and in different kinds of biomaterial. The book concludes with a chapter on developments in the use of silk waste. Reviews the properties of silk from both silkworms and spiders Offers systematic coverage of the processing of silk from spinning through to finishing Cover a range of applications, including on the use of silk in polymer matrix composites and in different kinds of biomaterial

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  • Author : Arindam Basu
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Pages : 298 pages
  • ISBN : 1782423249
  • Rating : 4/5 from 1 reviews
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Advances in Silk Science and Technology

Advances in Silk Science and Technology
  • Author : Arindam Basu
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release : 30 April 2015
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The remarkable properties of silk fibres have gained them a prominent place in the field of technical textiles. Advances in Silk Science and Technology explores recent developments in silk processing, properties and applications. Techniques for manufacturing spider silk are also discussed and the current and future applications of this fibre are reviewed. Part One focuses on the properties and processing of silk from both silkworms and spiders. It addresses recent advances in our understanding of the properties of silk and

Advances in Textile Biotechnology

Advances in Textile Biotechnology
  • Author : V Nierstrasz,A Cavaco-Paulo
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 01 September 2010
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Biotechnology has impacted the textiles industry through the development of more efficient and environmentally friendly manufacturing processes, as well as enabling the design of improved textile materials. This book will provide a thorough overview of current and future focuses of biotechnology in the fibre and textile industry. Part one of the book opens with a review of technologies involved in textile biotechnology. Chapters explore the design and engineering of novel enzymes for textile applications and developments in processes and equipment

Advances in Functional and Protective Textiles

Advances in Functional and Protective Textiles
  • Author : Shahid ul-Islam,Bhupendra Singh Butola
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release : 11 June 2020
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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

Advances in Textile Engineering and Materials IV

Advances in Textile Engineering and Materials IV
  • Author : Hua Wu Liu,Shin-ichi Kuroda,Lai Jiu Zheng
  • Publisher : Trans Tech Publications Ltd
  • Release : 08 October 2014
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Volume is indexed by Thomson Reuters CPCI-S (WoS). Collection of selected, peer reviewed papers from the 4th International Conference on Textile Engineering and Materials (ICTEM 2014), August 23-24, 2014, Shenzhen, China. The 121 papers are grouped as follows: Chapter 1: Textile Materials, Processing and Application, Chapter 2: Textile Industry Development, Management and Innovation, Chapter 3: Apparel Design, Manufacturing and Research, Chapter 4: Aesthetics and Textile Science, Chapter 5: Advanced Materials Science and Processing Technologies, Chapter 6: Industrial Engineering and Information Technology.

Nanotechnology in Textiles

Nanotechnology in Textiles
  • Author : Mangala Joshi
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 03 August 2020
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In recent times, polymer nanocomposites have attracted a great deal of scientific interest due to their unique advantages over conventional plastic materials, such as superior strength, modulus, thermal stability, thermal and electrical conductivity, and gas barrier. They are finding real and fast-growing applications in wide-ranging fields such as automotive, aerospace, electronics, packaging, and sports. This book focuses on the development of polymer nanocomposites as an advanced material for textile applications, such as fibers, coatings, and nanofibers. It compiles and details

Advances in Textile Engineering and Materials III

Advances in Textile Engineering and Materials III
  • Author : Lai Jiu Zheng,Shin-ichi Kuroda,Hua Wu Liu,Bing Du,Ju Wei,Yu Ping Zhao
  • Publisher : Trans Tech Publications Ltd
  • Release : 18 September 2013
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Volume is indexed by Thomson Reuters CPCI-S (WoS). Collection of selected, peer reviewed papers from the 3rd International Conference on Textile Engineering and Materials (ICTEM 2013), August 24-25, 2013, Dalian, China. Chapter 1: Fiber Technology; Chapter 2: Non-Woven Materials; Chapter 3: Structure, Properties and Processes of Textile Materials; Chapter 4: Fundamental of Textile Science and Technology; Chapter 5: Textile Chemistry; Chapter 6: Textile Printing, Dyeing, and Finishing Technology; Chapter 7: Apparel Design, Manufacturing and Merchandising; Chapter 8: Metal and Optical Materials; Chapter 9: Polymer Materials; Chapter 10: Biomaterials, Low Carbon and Environmental

Advances in Textile Biotechnology

Advances in Textile Biotechnology
  • Author : Artur Cavaco-Paulo,Vincent A. Nierstrasz,Qiang Wang
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release : 07 July 2019
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Advances in Textile Biotechnology, Second Edition examines the latest in biotechnology for the fiber and textile industry. This new edition has been fully revised to include the current essential areas of development in the field, covering both natural and synthetic fibers. Chapters cover the latest technology in bioprocessing for bast fiber, PVA, polyester, wool and silk before exploring issues of enzyme stability. Essential areas of application and development are then considered, including biomedical textiles, silk materials for biotechnological applications, bacterial

Biotechnology of Silk

Biotechnology of Silk
  • Author : Tetsuo Asakura,Thomas Miller
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 21 October 2013
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This book is a snapshot of the current state of the art of research and development on the properties and characteristics of silk and their use in medicine and industry. The field encompasses backyard silk production from ancient time to industrial methods in the modern era and includes an example of efforts to maintain silk production on Madagascar. Once revered as worth its weight in gold, silk has captured the imagination from its mythical origins onwards. The latest methods in

Advances in Textile Engineering

Advances in Textile Engineering
  • Author : Rui Wang,Hua Wu Liu
  • Publisher : Trans Tech Publications Ltd
  • Release : 02 September 2011
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This book, with its internationally peer-reviewed papers, covers the subject areas of Textile Science and Technology, Textile Dyeing and Finishing, Textile Machinery and Equipment, Apparel Design and Merchandising and New Trends in the Textile Industry. It will be of interest to anyone working in these subject areas.

Sustainable Textiles

Sustainable Textiles
  • Author : Richard Blackburn
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 19 October 2009
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Environmental issues are playing an increasingly important role in the textile industry, both from the point of view of government regulation and consumer expectations. Sustainable textiles reviews ways of achieving more sustainable materials and technologies as well as improving recycling in the industry. The first part of the book discusses ways of improving sustainability at various points in the supply chain. Chapters discuss how sustainability can be integrated into textile design, ensuring more sustainable production of both natural and synthetic

Advances in the dyeing and finishing of technical textiles

Advances in the dyeing and finishing of technical textiles
  • Author : R. Paul,E. Genescà
  • Publisher : Elsevier Inc. Chapters
  • Release : 08 February 2013
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In this chapter, the use of enzymatic techniques for the finishing of technical textiles is discussed. The chapter begins by discussing the various types of enzymes used in textile finishing. It then reviews the enzymatic processing of textiles like cotton, wool, silk and synthetics, followed by their application methods. Recent developments in assessment techniques and future trends are also briefly discussed.