Coated and Laminated Textiles

Front Cover
CRC Press, May 22, 2002 - Technology & Engineering - 402 pages
0 Reviews
Coating and laminating are methods of both improving and modifying the physical properties and appearance of fabric. They have also facilitated the development of entirely new products and have led to innovations in the area of "smart" materials. Coating and lamination cuts across virtually every product group of the textile industry, including composites, where the scope for future development is extremely wide. This book helps bridge the gap between the two disciplines of textile technology and polymer chemistry, both of which are necessary for success in this area of technical textiles, and it also touches on the related textile processes of fabric impregnation and foam finishing.

The author emphasizes the factors influencing selection of materials and process machinery, especially with regard to environmental issues such as global warming. Product descriptions, production and test methods, and standards are discussed in detail. Coated and Laminated Textiles is a valuable source of reference that embraces apparel, medical, military, and industrial applications.
 

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Contents

Materials and their properties
24
Production methods
83
Products from coated and laminated fabrics
149
Testing product evaluation and quality
250
Coating and laminating effects on the environment
316
Future developments and outlook
361
Sources of further information
373
Index
395
Copyright

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

References to this book

Bibliographic information