Advances in the Dyeing and Finishing of Technical Textiles, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 085709761X
  • ISBN-13: 9780857097613
  • DDC: 667.3
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 448 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released June 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013

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The use of distinctive colorants and finishes significantly impacts the aesthetic appeal and functionality of technical textiles. Advances in the textile chemical industry facilitate production of diverse desirable properties and are of great interest in the production of textile products with enhanced performance characteristics. Drawing on key research, Advances in the Dyeing and Finishing of Technical Textiles details important advances in the field and outlines their development for a range of applications. Part One reviews advances in dyes and colorants, including chromic materials, optical effect pigments, and microencapsulated colorants. Other types of functional dyes considered include UV-absorbent, anti-microbial and water-repellent dyes. Regulations relating to the use of textile dyes are discussed. Part Two investigates such advances in finishing techniques as mechanical finishing, softening treatments, and enzyme use. Surfactants, inkjet printing of technical textiles, and functional finishes to improve the comfort and protection of apparel are also explored. The use of nanotechnology in producing hydrophobic, super-hydrophobic, and antimicrobial finishes as well as coating and lamination techniques. The book concludes with a discussion of specialty polymers for finishing technical textiles. Advances in the Dyeing and Finishing of Technical Textiles is a comprehensive guide for textile chemists, color technologists, color quality inspectors, product developers, and textile finishers.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contributor Contact Details.
Woodhead Publishing Series in Textiles.
1: Advances in Dyes and Colourants.
2: Chromic Materials for Technical Textile Applications.
3: Optical Effect Pigments for Technical Textile Applications.
4: UV-Absorbent, Antimicrobial, Water-Repellent and Other Types of Functional Dye for Technical Textile Applications.
5: Microencapsulated Colourants for Technical Textile Application.
6: Regulations Relating to the Use of Textile Dyes and Chemicals.
7: Advances in Finishing Techniques.
8: Mechanical Finishing Techniques for Technical Textiles.
9: Softening Treatments for Technical Textiles.
10: The Use of Enzymatic Techniques in the Finishing of Technical Textiles.
11: The Use of Surfactants in the Finishing of Technical Textiles.
12: Inkjet Printing of Technical Textiles.
13: Functional Finishes to Improve the Comfort and Protection of Apparel.
14: The Use of Nanotechnology in the Finishing of Technical Textiles.
15: Speciality Polymers for the Finishing of Technical Textiles.
16: Application Technologies for Coating, Lamination and Finishing of Technical Textiles.