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Development of Medical Garments and Apparel for the Elderly and the Disabled

Development of Medical Garments and Apparel for the Elderly and the Disabled

1st Edition

Ng Sau-Fun, Hui Chi-Leung, Wong Lai-Fan
March 07, 2012

Although the main theme of this book is products for the elderly and the disabled, it also contains major sections on medical garments, which include personal protective equipment (PPE), hip protectors (HP), pressure garments (PG), compression stockings (CS), wet dressings, products for wound ...

Assessment of Key Issues in the Coloration of Polyester Material

Assessment of Key Issues in the Coloration of Polyester Material

1st Edition

Renzo Shamey, Woo Sub Shim
August 18, 2011

This book addresses the problems in the dyeing of polyester textile materials in various forms and provides an overview of various textile operations for polyester. It presents various key steps and critical factors involved in the production of dyed polyester textile materials....

Soft Computing in Fibrous Materials Engineering

Soft Computing in Fibrous Materials Engineering

1st Edition

Abhijit Majumdar
April 12, 2011

Due to their unique combination of characteristics (strong yet flexible and lightweight), fibrous materials are increasingly being used in technical applications, making it imperative to understand the properties of the materials before their manufacturing. Soft computing techniques—including ...

Pulse-Jet Filtration: an Effective Way to Control Industrial Pollution Part 1: Theory, Selection and Design of Pulse-Jet Filter

Pulse-Jet Filtration: an Effective Way to Control Industrial Pollution: Part 1: Theory, Selection and Design of Pulse-Jet Filter

1st Edition

Arunangshu Mukhopadhyay
July 30, 2010

This book provides the fundamental concept of design and development of pulse-jet filters under varied situations. It discusses technical and commercial solutions for successful operation of textile industries integrated with pollution control equipment maintaining clean air requirements....

More about Fibre Friction and its Measurements

More about Fibre Friction and its Measurements

1st Edition

Mehmet Emin Yuyksekkaya
February 22, 2010

Unfortunately, the classical empirical friction laws do not hold true for fibrous and viscoelastic materials comprising most of the textile fibres. In the second half of the twentieth century, fibre surfaces have been studied by many distinguished scientists who were able to complete numerous ...

Physical Principles of Electrospinning (Electrospinning as a Nano-Scale Technology of the Twenty-First Century)

Physical Principles of Electrospinning (Electrospinning as a Nano-Scale Technology of the Twenty-First Century)

1st Edition

D. Lukas, A. Sarkar, L. Martinova, K. Vodsed'alkova, D. Lubasova, J. Chaloupek, P. Pokorny, P. Mikes, J. Chvojka, M. Komarek
March 01, 2009

After introducing the history and process of electrospinning, this book, Volume 41.2 of the journal Textiles Progress, highlights the self-organization of fluid in electrospinning. It then describes the jet path and its possible control by special collectors and spinning electrodes. The authors ...

Textile-Structured Electrodes for Electrocardiogram

Textile-Structured Electrodes for Electrocardiogram

1st Edition

P.J. Xu, H. Zhang, X.M. Tao
January 14, 2009

Volume 40.4 of the journal Textile Progress, this book reviews textile-structured electrodes, interactive textile devices, for wearable electrocardiogram (ECG). It describes the human cardiac bioelectricity signal using mechanism and acquisition methods by commercial medical electrodes and ...

Advanced Technical Textile Products

Advanced Technical Textile Products

1st Edition

Xiaoming Tao
November 11, 2008

The Textile Progress monograph series provides a critical and comprehensive examination of the origination and application of developments in the textile industry and its products. This article is successive to "Fibre Materials for Advanced Technical Textiles" in the series of "Advanced Technical ...

Fibre Materials for Advanced Technical Textiles

Fibre Materials for Advanced Technical Textiles

1st Edition

T. Matsuo
October 15, 2008

This paper tries to give an overview on technologies using fibrous materials for contributing to environmental and resource matters. The technologies for water treatment include bio-reactive treatment system using membrane hollow fibre, desalination using Ro hollow fibre, purification of water work...

Microfibres

Microfibres

1st Edition

S. Mukhopadhyay, G. Ramakrishnan
April 30, 2008

Volume 40.1 of the journal Textiles Progress, this book presents recent research on conjugate spinning techniques and developments in bicomponent spinning and electrospinning. It discusses the properties of microfibers affecting the downstream process and the processing of microfibers in blow room,...

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