Mechanical Properties and Structure of Alpha-keratin Fibres: Wool, Human Hair and Related Fibres

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UNSW Press, 1997 - Science - 164 pages
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The mechanical properties of wool, hair and other alpha-keratin fibres represent the most important physical properties for which these fibres are used, whether this be in the manufacture of textile garments, reshaping human hair, or in the alignment of fibres in paint brushes.
 

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Contents

THE RELATION BETWEEN THE MECHANICAL PROPERTIES
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MECHANICAL PROPERTIES OF WOOL FIBRES
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TRANSIENT MECHANICAL EFFECTS IN 0KERATIN FIBRES
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SET RECOVERY SUPERCONTRACTION
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The proteins in the cortex of Cēkeratin
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