Bioprocessing of Textiles: 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Bioprocessing of Textiles

1st Edition

Edited by C. Vigneswaran, M. Ananthasubramanian, P. Kandhavadivu

WPI Publishing

460 pages | 136 B/W Illus.

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Hardback: 9789380308425
pub: 2014-08-14
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Description

With increasing awareness about the environmental concern and usage of eco-friendly agents, researchers and scientists today are finding ways to treat textile materials without use of chemicals. To fulfill the space, many researchers are developing enzyme-based products for industrial applications to enhance the product functional properties and uses.

Bioprocessing of Textiles: Fundamentals for Applications and Research Prospective deals with the basic fundamentals of enzyme technology and their applications in textile processing of both natural and synthetic fibres for enhancing their functional characteristics. The book also describes the future scope of enzyme technology for hygienic and healthcare textile product development and safety aspects of handling enzymes in the textile industries. In short, this book presents a refreshingly original approach in emphasizing the interface between enzyme technology and textile materials apart from dealing with diverse methods and techniques used in industrial practices.

Table of Contents

Enzyme technology. Industrial enzymes. Bioprocessing of natural fibres. Bioprocessing of synthetic fibres. Enzymes in textile effluents. Safety and precaution in handling enzymes. Bioprocessing of organic cotton textiles. Biotechnology and biomaterials for hygienic and health care textiles.

About the Series

Woodhead Publishing India in Textiles

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
TEC021000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Material Science