Microscopy of Textile Fibres

Microscopy of Textile Fibres

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An up-to-date practical guide to the properties and characteristics of textile fibres, with clear advice on sampling, specimen preparation and examination procedures.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 112 pages
  • 156 x 230 x 8mm | 258.55g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • Bios Scientific Publishers Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1, black & white illustrations
  • 1872748244
  • 9781872748245
  • 2,361,712

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This practical guide provides an up-to-date description of the properties and characteristics of textile fibres which may be investigated using different forms of microscopy. The book offers clear guidance on sampling, specimen preparation and examination procedures, including identification and measurement of fibres, analysis of speciality fibres, polarized light microscopy, scanning and transmission electron microscopy, and confocal and infrared microscopy. Microscopy of Textile Fibres is written with current technological and commercial requirements in mind, and is essential reading for textile technologists, fibre scientists, and any microscopists called upon to examine textile materials. It will also be of interest to forensic scientists, materials analysts and textile historians.show more

Table of contents

Introduction; Fibre identification; Fibre measurement; Polarised light microscopy; Special preparation techniques for light microscopy; Other light microscopical techniques applied to fibres; Scanning electron microscopy; Transmission electron microscopy;show more