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  • 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...

  • Smart Fibres, Fabrics and Clothingby X M 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...

  • Physical Testing of Textilesby B P Saville

    Elsevier Science 1999; US$ 255.00

    This book examines the physical testing of textiles in the form of fibre, yarn and fabric, the emphasis throughout eing on standard and reproducible tests. After an introductory explanation of sampling and measurement, the author explores the effects of moisture on textiles, then goes on to discuss fibre dimension, yarn tests for linear density, twist,... more...

  • Weavingby P 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...

  • Fabric Testingby Jinlian Hu

    Elsevier Science 2008; US$ 275.00

    The textile industry is becoming an increasingly competitive environment. Differentiating products by quality is particularly important. Testing can be performed both to improve product quality and achieve compliance to international, regional or retailer specific standards. Fabric testing provides a comprehensive review of the tests available for... more...

  • Physical Properties of Textile Fibresby J. W. S. Hearle; W E Morton

    Elsevier Science 2008; US$ 370.00

    First published in 1962, and now in its fourth edition, Physical properties of textile fibres has become a classic, providing the standard reference on key aspects of fibre performance. The new edition has been substantially reorganised and revised to reflect new research. After introductory chapters on fibre structure, testing and sampling, the book... more...