• Publisher: Macmillan Education
  • Format: Paperback | 320 pages
  • Dimensions: 219mm x 276mm 809g
  • Publication date: 27 October 1997
  • Publication City/Country: Oxford
  • ISBN 10: 0333616588
  • ISBN 13: 9780333616581
  • Sales rank: 1,053,663

Product description

Written for students on courses for textile production in technical schools, colleges and other vocational training institutions, this work provides information about the properties of natural and man-made textiles, and gives a detailed description of manufacturing processes.

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Table of contents

What is a fibre?; fibre properties; fibre testing and identification; fibre chemistry and fine structure; fibre production; yarn parameters and characteristics; staple spinning systems; short staple spinning; texturing and tow-to-top conversion; plied, cabled and fancy yarns; yarn testing; yarn preparation; weft knitting; warp knitting; woven fabric; weaving; nonwoven fabrics; fabric testing; wet processing; preparation processes; coloration processes; finishing processes.