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For courses in Textile Science, Textile Fundamentals, Introduction to Textiles, Textiles for Interiors, or other courses that focus on basic textiles. A revered resource, Textiles, Elevnth Edition, by Sara Kadolph, provides students with a basic knowledge of textiles, how they are produced and how appropriate performance characteristics are incorporated into materials and products. Organized according to the textile production process, the text provides a solid understanding of textile components-including fibers, yarns, fabrics, and finishes. Using new full-color photos and illustrations, it examines the interrelationships among these components and their impact on product performance. This edition features coverage of new fibers, updated industry and company examples and summary tables that make this a timeless resource for any industry professional. Also discusses the new effects of sustainablity in the industry.
Table of Contents SECTION ONE: INTRODUCTION TO TEXTILES1. Introduction2. Product Development from a Textile Perspective SECTION TWO: FIBERS3. Textile Fibers and Their Properties4. Natural Cellulosic Fibers5. Natural Protein Fibers6. The Fiber Manufacturing Process7. Manufactured Regenerated Fibers8. Synthetic Fibers9. Special-Use Fibers SECTION THREE: YARNS10. Yarn Processing11. Yarn Classification SECTION FOUR: FABRICATION12. Weaving, Basic Weaves and Fabrics13. Fancy Weaves and Fabrics14. Knitting and Knit Fabrics15. Other Fabrication Methods SECTION FIVE: FINISHING16. Finishing: An Overview17. Aesthetic Finishes18. Special-Purpose Finishes19. Dyeing and Printing SECTION SIX: OTHER ISSUES RELATED TO TEXTILES20. Care of Textile Products21. Legal, Sustainability, and Environmental Issues22. Career Exploration GLOSSARYINDEX
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