Antimicrobial Textiles

Antimicrobial textiles have attracted a great deal of interest in recent years due to their potential for reducing the transmission of infection in medical and healthcare environments. Antimicrobial properties can also improve the performance and lifespan of consumer products, and so these fabrics are increasingly finding applications in the wider textile and apparel industry. This book provides systematic coverage of the technologies and materials required for developing these important textiles. In Part One, chapters address key issues and technologies in the creation of antimicrobial textile products. Topics covered include testing and regulation, microencapsulation, sol-gel coating and plasma technologies, nanotechnology and life cycle assessment. Part Two then reviews key antimicrobial agents, such as N-halamines, plant based compounds and photo-active chemicals. Finally, the chapters of Part Three offer detailed reviews of antimicrobial textiles for particular important applications, including medical devices, protective clothing and products with improved durability and longevity. Reviews key issues and technologies in the creation of antimicrobial textile products Offered a detailed overview of by antimicrobial agents and a wide range of important applications Produced by an experienced editor and a distinguished and international team of contributors

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  • Author : Gang Sun
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Pages : 372 pages
  • ISBN : 0081005857
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Antimicrobial Textiles

Antimicrobial Textiles
  • Author : Gang Sun
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release : 11 April 2016
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Antimicrobial textiles have attracted a great deal of interest in recent years due to their potential for reducing the transmission of infection in medical and healthcare environments. Antimicrobial properties can also improve the performance and lifespan of consumer products, and so these fabrics are increasingly finding applications in the wider textile and apparel industry. This book provides systematic coverage of the technologies and materials required for developing these important textiles. In Part One, chapters address key issues and technologies in

Antimicrobial Textiles

Antimicrobial Textiles
  • Author : Gang Sun
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing is
  • Release : 08 April 2016
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Antimicrobial textiles have attracted a great deal of interest in recent years due to their potential for reducing the transmission of infection in medical and healthcare environments. Antimicrobial properties can also improve the performance and lifespan of consumer products, and so these fabrics are increasingly finding applications in the wider textile and apparel industry. This book provides systematic coverage of the technologies and materials required for developing these important textiles. In Part One, chapters address key issues and technologies in

Biofunctional Textiles and the Skin

Biofunctional Textiles and the Skin
  • Author : Uta-Christina Hipler,Peter Elsner
  • Publisher : Karger Medical and Scientific Publishers
  • Release : 01 January 2006
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In recent years the development of new technologies has permitted the production of 'functional' or 'smart' textiles. These fabrics are capable of sensing changes in environmental conditions or body functions and are adequately responding to them. They are able to absorb substances from the skin or to release therapeutic or cosmetic compounds. For instance, they can be used in underwear with an integrated cardio-online system or as textiles with carrier molecules. The focal point of interest in biofunctional textiles lies

Antimicrobial Textiles from Natural Resources

Antimicrobial Textiles from Natural Resources
  • Author : Md. Ibrahim H. Mondal
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release : 01 March 2021
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The textile industry is focused in its search for alternative green fibers with the aim of providing high quality products which are fully recyclable and biodegradable. Natural textile materials from renewable sources play an increasingly important role in the industry due to their unique properties and functionality over synthetic fibers, as well as their sustainability. Antimicrobial Textiles from Natural Resources is an in-depth guide to the latest methods, and applications of natural antimicrobial materials. A broad range of applications are

Handbook of Antimicrobial Coatings

Handbook of Antimicrobial Coatings
  • Author : Atul Tiwari
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 22 September 2017
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Handbook of Antimicrobial Coatings is the first comprehensive work on the developments being made in the emerging field of antimicrobial coatings. Crucial aspects associated with coating research are presented in the form of individual chapters. Particular close attention has been given to essential aspects necessary to understand the properties of novel materials. The book introduces the reader to progress being made in the field, followed by an outline of applications in different areas. Various methods and techniques of synthesis and

Functional Finishes for Textiles

Functional Finishes for Textiles
  • Author : Roshan Paul
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 20 October 2014
GET THIS BOOKFunctional Finishes for Textiles

Functional finishes for textiles reviews the most important fabric finishes in the textile industry. It discusses finishes designed to improve the comfort and other properties of fabrics, as well as finishes which protect the fabric or the wearer. Each chapter reviews the role of a finish, the mechanisms and chemistry behind the finish, types of finish and their methods of application, application to particular textiles, testing and future trends. Describes finishes to improve comfort, performance, and protection of fabric or

Multifunctional Barriers for Flexible Structure

Multifunctional Barriers for Flexible Structure
  • Author : Sophie Duquesne,Carole Magniez,Giovanni Camino
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 29 August 2007
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This is the first complete overview of the present state of the art of flexible barrier materials such as textile, paper and leather, including methods for barrier evaluation. It will be of interest to readers in industries, consumers, and members of the scientific community. The scope of the field is clearly delineated here for the first time, and it deals with a number of specific topics such as barrier to fire and antibacterial properties.

Medical and Healthcare Textiles

Medical and Healthcare Textiles
  • Author : Subhash C. Anand,J F Kennedy,M Miraftab,Subbiyan Rajendran
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 15 July 2010
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Medical textiles remain one of the most dynamic areas of research in textiles. Medical and healthcare textiles is the fourth in a series of conferences held at the University of Bolton. Like its predecessors, it has attracted papers from some of the leading international centres of expertise in the field. Contributors cover a range of topics including emerging textile-based biomaterials, hygienic textiles, the use of textiles in infection control and as barrier materials, bandaging and pressure garments for managing chronic

Textiles for Advanced Applications

Textiles for Advanced Applications
  • Author : Bipin Kumar,Suman Thakur
  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Release : 20 September 2017
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This book presents a global view of the development and applications of technical textiles with the description of materials, structures, properties, characterizations, functions and relevant production technologies, case studies, challenges, and opportunities. Technical textile is a transformative research area, dealing with the creation and studies of new generations of textiles that hoist many new scientific and technological challenges that have never been encountered before. The book emphasizes more on the principles of textile science and technology to provide solutions to

Industrial Exploitation of Microorganisms

Industrial Exploitation of Microorganisms
  • Author : R. Saravanamuthu
  • Publisher : I. K. International Pvt Ltd
  • Release : 13 May 2010
GET THIS BOOKIndustrial Exploitation of Microorganisms

This book embodies 21 review articles contributed by subject experts of various areas of industrial microbiology. The articles are devoted to pharma industries, food and enzyme industries, textile industry, agro-industry and cottage industry. Yeast is one of the important microorganisms which have been used to produce beverages, alcohols and fermented food commodities for a very long time. In recent years, it has been the first choice among eukaryotes to use in recombinant technology. Yeast and Spirulina are being used and marketed

Chemical Finishing of Textiles

Chemical Finishing of Textiles
  • Author : W D Schindler,P J Hauser
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 10 August 2004
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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

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

Intelligent Textiles and Clothing for Ballistic and NBC Protection

Intelligent Textiles and Clothing for Ballistic and NBC Protection
  • Author : Paul Kiekens,Sundaresan Jayaraman
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 03 January 2012
GET THIS BOOKIntelligent Textiles and Clothing for Ballistic and NBC Protection

This volume describes the latest developments in protective clothing against nearly any kind of threat for both military and civilians. It deals with protection through the use of nanotechnology, interactive clothing and biotechnological processes. Factors such as comfort and ballistics are also considered in the book, and several practical examples are discussed. All papers are written by leading experts in their respective fields. Professionals and students alike will benefit from the knowledge and expertise imparted in these outstanding contributions.

Antibacterial Agents

Antibacterial Agents
  • Author : Ranjith Kumavath
  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Release : 31 May 2017
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New drugs are frequently entering into the market along with the existing drugs. The antibacterial agents can be discussed in five major classes, i.e. classification based on the type of action, source, spectrum of activity, chemical structure and function. Resistance of bacteria to antibiotics is an urgent problem of the humanity, which leads us to the lack of therapy for serious bacterial infections. Development of new antibiotics has almost ceased in the last decades - even when a new