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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

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

Renzo Shamey, Woo Sub Shim
August 18, 2011

The dyeing properties of polyester fibers are strongly influenced by many of the processing conditions during the manufacturing or subsequent handling of the fibers. Complementing the rich pool of knowledge in the field, this work addresses problems in the dyeing of polyester textile materials in...

Soft Computing in Fibrous Materials Engineering

Soft Computing in Fibrous Materials Engineering

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

Arunangshu Mukhopadhyay
July 30, 2010

Pulse-jet filtration is described as one of the most efficient technologies in controlling industrial pollution across the world. This work presents the fundamental concepts involved in designing and developing pulse-jet filters under varied situations. It provides a comprehensive knowledge base...

More about Fibre Friction and its Measurements

More about Fibre Friction and its Measurements

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)

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

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

Xiaoming Tao
November 11, 2008

Volume 40.3 of the journal Textiles Progress, this book describes advanced technical textiles products according to the application fields of the fiber materials. Although it does not cover all of the end-uses, the book contains major parts of advanced technical textile products, including products...

Fibre Materials for Advanced Technical Textiles

Fibre Materials for Advanced Technical Textiles

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

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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