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A Novel Green Treatment for Textiles

Plasma Treatment as a Sustainable Technology, 1st Edition

By Chi-wai Kan

CRC Press

311 pages

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Description

Industries worldwide have been impacted by environmental regulations, economics, and ultimately consumers, which has led to more thought about the development of sustainable products. The textile industry is no exception. The preparation, dyeing, and finishing of textile fibres requires large amounts of water and other chemicals which may be toxic

Table of Contents

Introduction. Textile Materials. Processes for Treating Textile Fibres. What Is Plasma? Application of Plasma in the Pretreatment of Textiles. Application of Plasma Treatment in the Dyeing of Textiles. Application of Plasma Treatment in the Printing of Textiles. Application of Plasma Treatment in Finishing of Textiles. Sustainability and Development of Plasma Treatment in Textile Wet Processing. Index.

About the Author

C.W. Kan is an associate professor at the Institute of Textiles and Clothing, which is part of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. His research interests fall in the area of textile colouration and finishing and focusses on the surface modification of textile materials with the use of novel technologies such as plasma and laser. Dr. Kan graduated from The Hong Kong Polytechnic University with a BSc and PhD in textile chemistry. He has published more than 300 refereed journal papers and conference proceedings.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCI013000
SCIENCE / Chemistry / General
SCI013010
SCIENCE / Chemistry / Analytic
TEC010000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Environmental / General
TEC021000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Material Science