Best Reference Books – Technical Textiles

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We have compiled the list of Top 10 Best Reference Books on Technical Textiles subject. These books are used by students of top universities, institutes and colleges. Here is the full list of top 10 best books on Technical Textiles along with reviews.

Kindly note that we have put a lot of effort into researching the best books on Technical Textiles subject and came out with a recommended list of top 10 best books. The table below contains the Name of these best books, their authors, publishers and an unbiased review of books on "Technical Textiles" as well as links to the Amazon website to directly purchase these books. As an Amazon Associate, we earn from qualifying purchases, but this does not impact our reviews, comparisons, and listing of these top books; the table serves as a ready reckoner list of these best books.

1. “Technical Textile Yarns (Woodhead Publishing Series in Textiles)” by Alagirusamy R and Apurba Das

“Technical Textile Yarns (Woodhead Publishing Series in Textiles)” Book Review: This book is for yarn and fabric manufacturers, textile scientists, technicians, engineers, and technologists. It is divided into two parts. The first part of the book examines the advances in textile yarn spinning, modification of textile yarn structures, yarn hairiness, and its reduction and coatings for technical textile yarns. The second part describes the range of technical yarns, such as electro-conductive textile yarns, novel yarns, and plasma-treated yarns for biomedical applications. It discusses technical sewing threads and biodegradable textile yarns.

2. “Polymer Enhancement of Technical Textiles: v.14, No.9 (Rapra Review Reports)” by Roy W Buckley

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“Polymer Enhancement of Technical Textiles: v.14, No.9 (Rapra Review Reports)” Book Review: This book talks about the applications found in inflatable structures, tents, as reinforcement in composites for construction, like body armor and vehicle protection, in filters, as a base for flexible printed circuits, hose, conveyor belts, and tires. It examines the potential for these materials. It contains around 400 abstracts from papers and books in the Rapra Polymer Library database.

3. “Polymeric Protective Technical Textiles” by Brian J. McCarthy

“Polymeric Protective Technical Textiles” Book Review: This book is designed for academics, students, and industrialists. It contains chapters addressing issues ranging from antimicrobial textiles to textiles for aircraft ejector seats. It gives new ideas for product development in this rapidly expanding area.

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4. “Handbook of Technical Textiles (Woodhead Publishing Series in Textiles)” by A Richard Horrocks and Subhash C Anand

“Handbook of Technical Textiles (Woodhead Publishing Series in Textiles)” Book Review: This book is for textile yarn and fiber manufacturers, producers of woven, knitted, and non-woven fabrics, textile finishers, designers, and specifiers of textiles for new or novel applications, lecturers, and graduate students. It provides full coverage of the manufacture, processing, and applications of high-tech textiles for a huge range of applications including heat and flame protection, waterproof and breathable fabrics, textiles infiltration, geotextiles, medical textiles, textiles in transport engineering, and textiles for extreme environments.

5. “Applications of Nonwovens in Technical Textiles (Woodhead Publishing Series in Textiles)” by Chapman R

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“Applications of Nonwovens in Technical Textiles (Woodhead Publishing Series in Textiles)” Book Review: This book is for professionals involved in the production, technology, and use of nonwoven materials, extending from industries such as the medical textile industry to the apparel sector and for researchers in academia. It talks about the variety of technical nonwoven applications available. It is divided into two parts. Part one discusses the fundamental principles of nonwoven fabrics, topics such as the formation of nonwoven and the influence of fiber and fabric properties on nonwoven performance. Part two explains how nonwoven materials can be used in a variety of textile products for apparel, filtration, and personal hygiene.

6. “Handbook of Technical Textiles: Technical Textile Processes (Woodhead Publishing Series in Textiles)” by A Richard Horrocks and Subhash C Anand

“Handbook of Technical Textiles: Technical Textile Processes (Woodhead Publishing Series in Textiles)” Book Review: This book talks about the latest advancements in technical textiles. It reviews recent developments and technologies in the field, gives an overview of the technical textiles industry that includes coverage of technical fibers and yarns, weaving, spinning, knitting, and nonwoven production. It includes discussions on finishing, coating, and the coloration of technical textiles.

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7. “Advances in the Dyeing and Finishing of Technical Textiles (Woodhead Publishing Series in Textiles)” by M L Gulrajani

“Advances in the Dyeing and Finishing of Technical Textiles (Woodhead Publishing Series in Textiles)” Book Review: This book is for people who are involved in the development, production, and application of technical textiles, including textile chemists, color technologists, color quality inspectors, product developers, and textile finishers. It is divided into two parts. Part one talks about the advances in dyes and colorants, including chromic materials, optical effect pigments, and microencapsulated colorants for technical textile applications. It discusses the regulations relating to the use of textile dyes. Part two examines the advances in finishing techniques as mechanical finishing, softening treatments, and the use of enzymes. It explores surfactants, inkjet printing of technical textiles, and functional finishes to improve the comfort and protection of apparel. It discusses the use of nanotechnology in producing hydrophobic, super-hydrophobic, and antimicrobial finishes and specialty polymers for the finishing of technical textiles.

8. “Watson’s Textile Design and Colour: Elementary Weaves and Figured Fabrics (Woodhead Publishing Series in Textiles)” by Grosicki Z
9. “Technical Drawing for Fashion Design: 2: Garment Source Book (Fashion Textiles)” by Alexandra Suhner and Pepin Press
10. “Watson’s Advanced Textile Design: Compound Woven Structures (Woodhead Publishing Series in Textiles)” by Grosicki Z
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