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For courses in Textile Science, Textile Fundamentals, Introduction to Textiles, Textiles for Interiors, or other courses that focus on basic textiles. A revered resource, Textiles, Tenth Edition, by Sara Kadolph, provides students with a basic knowledge of textiles, how they are produced and how appropriate performance characteristics are incorporated into materials and products. Organized according to the textile production process, the text provides a solid understanding of textile components--including fibers, yarns, fabrics, and finishes. Using new full-color photos and illustrations, it examines the interrelationships among these components and their impact on product performance. This edition features coverage of new fibers, updated industry and company examples and summary tables that make this a timeless resource for any industry professional.show more

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  • Hardback | 512 pages
  • 218.4 x 274.3 x 27.9mm | 1,179.35g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Prentice Hall
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 10th Revised edition
  • 0131187694
  • 9780131187696

Table of contents

SECTION ONE: INTRODUCTION TO TEXTILES 1. Introduction 2. Product Development from a Textile Perspective SECTION TWO: FIBERS 3. Textile Fibers and Their Properties 4. Natural Cellulosic Fibers 5. Natural Protein Fibers 6. The Fiber Manufacturing Process 7. Manufactured Regenerated Fibers 8. Synthetic Fibers 9. Special-Use Fibers SECTION THREE: YARNS 10. Yarn Processing 11. Yarn Classification SECTION FOUR: FABRICATION 12. Basic Weaves and Fabrics 13. Fancy Weaves and Fabrics 14. Knitting and Knit Fabrics 15. Other Fabrication Methods SECTION FIVE: FINISHING 16. Finishing: An Overview 17. Aesthetic Finishes 18. Special-Purpose Finishes 19. Dyeing and Printing SECTION SIX: OTHER ISSUES RELATED TO TEXTILES 20. Care of Textile Products 21. Legal and Environmental Concerns 22. Career Exploration APPENDIX A: FIBER NAMES IN OTHER LANGUAGES APPENDIX B: FIBERS NO LONGER PRODUCED IN THE UNITED STATES APPENDIX C: SELECTED TRADE NAMES GLOSSARY INDEXshow more

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