Cotton: Science and Technology (Woodhead Publishing Series by S. Gordon,Y L Hsieh

By S. Gordon,Y L Hsieh

regardless of the elevated number of synthetic fibres to be had to the fabric undefined, call for for cotton continues to be excessive as a result of its suitability at the foundation of fee, caliber and luxury throughout a variety of cloth items. Cotton generating countries also are embracing sustainable creation practices to satisfy transforming into purchaser call for for sustainable source creation. this significant publication offers a complete research of the foremost clinical and technological advances that make sure the caliber of cotton is maintained from the sector to fabric.

The first a part of the ebook discusses the elemental chemical and actual constitution of cotton and its a number of houses. recommendation is available on measuring and making sure the standard of cotton fibre. construction on those fundamentals, half analyses quite a few skill for generating cotton comparable to genetic amendment and natural creation. Chapters concentrate on spinning, knitting and weaving applied sciences in addition to suggestions in dyeing. the ultimate element of the booklet concludes with chapters fascinated by functional points in the comparable to healthiness and questions of safety and recycling equipment for used cotton.

Written by way of an array of overseas specialists in the box, Cotton: technology and know-how is an important reference for all these serious about the manufacture and qc of cotton.

  • Summarises key clinical and technological concerns in making sure cotton quality
  • Discusses the basic chemical and actual constitution of cotton
  • Individual chapters specialize in spinning, knitting and weaving technologies

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