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Spunbonded Textile And Stitch

Author : Wendy Cotterill
ISBN : 1849940010
Genre : Dyes and dyeing
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Use spunbonded fabrics to create stunning effects that cannot be achieved with any other manmade or natural fibres. Covers a range of exciting fabrics, from Tyvek to Lutradur, plus new fabrics such as Evolon and heat-distressable tissue. Fabrics can be washed, dyed, painted, printed, stitched, burned, fused, foiled, stencilled and slashed to create beautiful and innovative effects. Lutradur and Evolon belong to a category of manmade fabrics called spunbonded textiles. They have been available for a few years, but the explosion of their use in the textile world is very recent. They are spunbound, non-woven polyesters, which are very strong and flexible, but soft to the touch and ideal for textile art. All the different types of spunbonded textiles are covered including Lutradur, Evolon, heat-distressable tissue and some older textiles in this category, such as Tyvek, nappy (diaper) liner and kunin felt. The author introduces a range of simple colouring techniques, from painting and printing to dyeing. The book then guides you through heat-distressing, fusing and soldering techniques for which these spunbonded textiles are perfect. The other popular technique – image transfer – is also made simple with these manmade fabrics. Other techniques explained, step-by-step, include foiling and stamping. An essential book for all textile artists who want new and exciting ideas on how to use these versatile textiles.
Category: Dyes and dyeing

Housecraft

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ISBN : CORNELL:31924066649777
Genre : Home economics
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Category: Home economics

Understanding And Improving The Durability Of Textiles

Author : Patricia A Annis
ISBN : 9780857097644
Genre : Technology & Engineering
File Size : 33.50 MB
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The ability of a fabric to resist wear is an essential aspect of its performance. Understanding and improving the durability of textiles provides a comprehensive guide to the factors affecting the durability of a range of different textiles. Part one addresses the different factors that affect textile durability, including the influence of fabric construction and fibre type, as well as properties affecting strength and dimensional stability. Colour fastness and the effects of light are discussed, along with methods for testing and improving wrinkle-resistance and textile durability. Part two goes on to explore the durability of particular types of textile including antimicrobial textiles, protective clothing, historic textiles, silk and geotextiles. With its distinguished editor and international team of expert contributors, Understanding and improving the durability of textiles is an indispensable book for textile scientists, technologists, engineers and those designing, testing and manufacturing textiles. It also provides a comprehensive guide to textile durability for researchers and academics of all levels in this sector. Provides a comprehensive guide to the factors affecting the durability of a range of different textiles Discusses colour fastness and the effects of light, and methods for testing and improving wrinkle-resistance and textile durability Explores the durability of particular types of textile
Category: Technology & Engineering

Inkjet Printing On Fabric

Author : Wendy Cotterill
ISBN : 9781408191910
Genre : Technology & Engineering
File Size : 56.69 MB
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Inkjet printing on fabric is a highly popular technique, due not least to the accessibility of the basic materials: desktop PCs and printers. There is strong interest from both textile artists and creative quilters, but the technical equipment can be an obstacle for many practitioners who have little or no IT skills. Inkjet Printing on Fabric will address these issues, and will guide textile practitioners to become confident textile printers, teaching them how to use their IT equipment as a printing tool as well as a design tool. Much of the work featured in this book requires no in-depth specialist skills and highlights taking an experimental approach to using desktop technology, including step-by-step digital imaging techniques, and a demonstration of the use of specialist printing papers and mediums. Embracing technology in textile practice gives endless possibilities for developing new working methods and adapting traditional techniques. Inkjet Printing on Fabric brings these possibilities within the grasp of those with little or no specialist print studio facilities, and means that techniques that were once the domain of professional artists are now accessible to everyone.
Category: Technology & Engineering

Textile Trends

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ISBN : CORNELL:31924070867639
Genre : Textile fabrics
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Category: Textile fabrics

Textiles In Automotive Engineering

Author : W Fung
ISBN : 1855734931
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 77.67 MB
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A variety of textile components are used in cars today, from tires, hoses and belts to carpets, seats and airbags. This new text provides a detailed guide and reference to all automotive textiles and applications, including fibers and fabrics, component design, production and finishing methods, and performance in specific applications. The presentation and content serve the practical information needs of all those involved in the development, design, production, evaluation, and selection of these materials and components. In addition to thorough coverage of all automotive textile materials and applications, chapters also present current information on several related special topics, such as environmental concerns and health and safety aspects. One chapter examines current developments and trends in automotive textiles that help identify future developments in this applications area. Another chapter provides a detailed guide to information sources in this field. The text is carefully organized for convenient reference and supplemented with more than 90 photographs, diagrams and other schematics that illustrate production and finishing methods and machinery, materials structure, component design, and applications. The hundreds of references and suggestions for further reading provide an extensive database on the literature of this subject. A glossary provides definitions of words and terms in this field and a detailed index enables easy look-up of needed information.
Category: Business & Economics

Coatings Technology Handbook

Author : Arthur A. Tracton
ISBN : 9781420027327
Genre : Mathematics
File Size : 65.51 MB
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Serving as an all-in-one guide to the entire field of coatings technology, this encyclopedic reference covers a diverse range of topics-including basic concepts, coating types, materials, processes, testing and applications-summarizing both the latest developments and standard coatings methods. Take advantage of the insights and experience of over
Category: Mathematics

Coatings Materials And Surface Coatings

Author : Arthur A. Tracton
ISBN : 1420044052
Genre : Mathematics
File Size : 78.19 MB
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Drawing from the third edition of The Coatings Technology Handbook, this text provides a detailed analysis of the raw materials used in the coatings, adhesives, paints, and inks industries. Coatings Materials and Surface Coatings contains chapters covering the latest polymers, carbon resins, and high-temperature materials used for coatings, adhesiv
Category: Mathematics

Asian Textile Business

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ISBN : CORNELL:31924094750837
Genre : Textile fabrics
File Size : 25.75 MB
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Category: Textile fabrics

Textile Weekly

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ISBN : CORNELL:31924070874221
Genre : Textile industry
File Size : 60.6 MB
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Category: Textile industry

Textile Industries

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ISBN : CORNELL:31924053732560
Genre : Cotton growing and manufacture
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Vols. for include annually an issue with title: Textile industries buyers guide.
Category: Cotton growing and manufacture

Textiles For Residential And Commercial Interiors

Author : Jan Yeager
ISBN : WISC:89034686618
Genre : Design
File Size : 87.79 MB
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Explains how textiles are manufactured and evaluated, describes different types of textiles, and looks at furniture coverings, curtains, and carpeting
Category: Design

Textile World

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ISBN : NWU:35556010783876
Genre : Textile industry
File Size : 67.49 MB
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Category: Textile industry

Encyclopedia Of Polymer Science And Technology Part 3

Author : Herman F. Mark
ISBN : 0471287806
Genre : Technology & Engineering
File Size : 77.32 MB
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This third Edition is a completely new version in a new century of the Encyclopedia of Polymer Science and Technology. The new edition will bring the state-of-the-art up to the 21st century, with coverage of nanotechnology, new imaging and analytical techniques, new methods of controlled polymer architecture, biomimetics, and more. New topics covered include nanotechnology, AFM, MALDI, biomimetics, and genetic methods, of increasing importance since 1990 and will also bring up-to-date coverage of traditional topics of continuing interest. This edition will publish in 3 Parts of 4 volumes each. Each Part will be an A-Z selection of the newest articles available in the online edition of this encyclopedia. A list of the titles to appear in Part I can be viewed by clicking "What's New" at www.mrw.interscience.wiley.com/epst. Titles for Parts II and III will appear there as well when available.
Category: Technology & Engineering