Handbook of Yarn Production: Technology, Science and Economics

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Woodhead Publishing, Jan 1, 2003 - Technology & Engineering - 493 pages
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Written by one of the world's leading experts, Handbook of yarn production: technology, science and economics is an authoritative and comprehensive guide to textile yarn manufacturing. The book is designed to allow readers to explore the subject in various levels of detail. The first three chapters provide an overview of yarn production, products and key principles. The major part of the book then reviews in detail the production processes for short-staple, long-staple and filament yarns.There are also chapters on quality control and the economics of staple-yarn production.

The final part of the book consists of a series of appendices which provide in-depth analysis of key topics with detailed technical data and worked examples which is an invaluable reference in itself for anyone concerned with the behaviour, performance and economics of a textile mill.

Handbook of yarn production: technology, science and economics is a standard work for both yarn manufacturers and those researching and studying in this important area of the textile industry.

  • A practical and authoritative new handbook for yarn manufacturing
  • Shows how problems can arise and how to deal with them
  • Includes invaluable technical data, calculations, worked examples and case studies
  

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Contents

Textile products and fiber production
18
Common principles
56
Filament yarn production
88
Carding and prior processes for shortstaple fibers
116
Sliver preparation
155
Shortstaple spinning
168
Longstaple spinning
205
Staple systems and modified yarn structures
260
Worked examples
329
Air conditioning and utilities
341
Testing of textile materials
350
Staple yarn structures
373
Textured yarn structures
383
Blending of staple fibers
389
Drafting and doubling
407
Yarn balloon mechanics
427

Quality and quality control
276
Economics of staple yarn production
301
Appendices
317
Topics in rotor spinning
453
Index 465
465
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About the author (2003)

Peter R. Lord is Abel Lineberger Professor of Textiles Emeritus at North Carolina State University. He was also President of Raltex Corporation, a consulting company, and has many years of mill experience.

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