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Books: Applications of nonwovens in technical textiles

Edited by R Chapman, Consultant, UK Woodhead Textiles Series No. 102 ‘Applications of nonwovens in technical textiles’ is a new book published by Woodhead Publishing in June 2010. The following is a product summary provided by the publisher: The book focuses on the variety of technical nonwoven applications available and provides a comprehensive overview of both current developments and likely future trends. In addition it reviews the formulation of variou

7th September 2010

Innovation in Textiles
 |  Cambridge

Protective, Medical/Hygiene, Clothing/​Footwear, Sustainable, Interiors, Civil Engineering, Construction, Industrial, Packaging, Agriculture

Applications for nonwovens in technical textiles front coverEdited by R Chapman, Consultant, UK

Woodhead Textiles Series No. 102

‘Applications of nonwovens in technical textiles’ is a new book published by Woodhead Publishing in June 2010.

The following is a product summary provided by the publisher:

The book focuses on the variety of technical nonwoven applications available and provides a comprehensive overview of both current developments and likely future trends. In addition it reviews the formulation of various types of nonwovens and examines the influence of fibre and fabric properties on nonwoven performance.

‘Applications of nonwovens in technical textiles’ provides a broad overview of non-woven applications in a variety of different areas from apparel to automotive interiors and include an examination of nonwovens for both residential and commercial interiors encompasses bedding, upholstery, wall and floor coverings

Nonwovens have been one of the fastest growing and most exciting sectors of the textiles market. Such fabrics have a broad spectrum of end uses, ranging from medical products to interior textiles. This book focuses on the variety of technical nonwoven applications available.

Opening chapters in part one briefly discuss the fundamental principles of nonwoven fabrics, topics such as the formation of nonwovens and the influence of fibre and fabric properties on nonwoven performance are covered. Part two provides valuable examples of how nonwoven materials can be used in a variety of textile products for apparel, filtration and personal hygiene.

With a collection of international contributors, this book will be an important reference for professionals involved in the production, technology and use of nonwoven materials, extending from industries such as the medical textile industry to the apparel sector. It will also be suitable for researchers in academia with an interest in nonwoven fabrics.

About the editor

Roger Chapman is a Technical Consultant based in Warwickshire. His background is in innovation in fibres and fabrics, especially for technical textiles. Prior to setting up his own company he was R&D Manager at Courtaulds. He is a chartered textile technologist with degrees in physics and business administration.

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