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  • Fancy Yarnsby R H Gong; R M Wright

    Elsevier Science 2002; US$ 265.00

    Fancy yarns are those produced with some deliberate discontinuity introduced either into the colour or form of the article with the intention of producing an enhanced aesthetic impression. Most fancy yarns are produced by specialist spinners using machines modified or specially developed for the purpose; others are produced from 'fancy slivers' used... more...

  • Handbook of Textile Designby J Wilson

    Elsevier Science 2001; US$ 132.00

    Designers in the textile industry have a wide range of roles and responsibilities and are frequently required to make design decisions throughout the manufacturing process. This very practical handbook provides a comprehensive overview of the role of the textile designer within the textile industry. It deals with the all aspects of the design process... more...

  • Regenerated Cellulose Fibresby C Woodings

    Elsevier Science 2001; US$ 275.00

    This is a comprehensive work by industrial and academic specialists proving up-to-date information on the chemistry, physics, process technology, applications and markets for man-made cellulosic fibres. It covers the properties and applications of viscose rayon, cupprammonium rayon and the new solvent-spun fibres as well as considering their relationships... more...

  • Woolby W S Simpson; G Crawshaw

    Elsevier Science 2002; US$ 285.00

    In this book leading experts within the industry come together to give the first comprehensive treatments of the science and technology of wool to be published in over 20 years. The wool industry has been through a period of substantial change, with a major overhaul of trading methods, exciting innovations in wool-scouring and wool processing methods,... more...

  • Handbook of Technical Textilesby A. Richard Horrocks; Subhash C. Anand

    Elsevier Science 2000; US$ 355.00

    This major handbook provides comprehensive coverage of the manufacture, processing and applications of high tech textiles for a huge range of applications including: heat and flame protection; waterproof and breathable fabrics; textiles in filtration; geotextiles; medical textiles; textiles in transport engineering and textiles for extreme environments.... more...

  • Woollen and Worsted Woven Fabric Designby E G Gilligan

    Elsevier Science 2004; US$ 240.00

    Today it is as essential as ever to design, develop and produce saleable and commercially sound woven fabrics within considerable financial restraints. However, in teaching woven fabric design, emphasis appears to have shifted away from the practicalities of cloth construction and design development. This practical handbook provides explanations and... more...

  • Weavingby Peter R. Lord; M H Mohamed

    Elsevier Science 1982; US$ 70.00

    In this book, the authors consider not only the design and operation of the loom itself, but also the preparation of yarns and packages, the design and structure of the fabrics produced, and the management aspects of weaving as an industrial process. A comprehensive reference book covering in depth the modern technology of woven fabric production.... more...

  • Handbook of Textile Fibresby J Gordon Cook

    Elsevier Science 1984; US$ 75.00

    A comprehensive survey of the natural fibres animal, vegetable and mineral on which we depended for our textiles until comparatively recently. more...

  • Handbook of Textile Fibresby J Gordon Cook

    Elsevier Science 1984; US$ 95.00

    This book offers a comprehensive survey of the man-made fibres, including rayons and other natural polymer fibres, and the true synthetic fibres which have made such rapid progress in modern times. more...

  • Smart Fibres, Fabrics and Clothingby Xiaoming Tao

    Elsevier Science 2001; US$ 285.00

    This important book provides a guide to the fundamentals and latest developments in smart technology for textiles and clothing. The contributors represent a distinguished international panel of experts and the book covers many aspects of cutting edge research and development. Smart fibres, fabrics and clothing starts with a review of the background... more...