Funny bomber jacket made of functional materialDetachable hood with synthetic fur (We only use animal-friendly vegan fur. The fur trimming are detachable for easy cleaning.) The sparkling frontal 2-way zip is a real eye-catcher. Outer jacket and lining made of technical fabric. The jacket has sealable outer pockets, and it also has a sealable inner pocket for your mobile phone. On the front, there is a continuous sparkling 2-way zip with wind protection. Even when we are not doing any sports at all, our body is generating heat, and we begin to sweat. A healthy adult produces 200 to 700 ml of sweat on average on a daily basis. It goes without saying that this is higher when you engage in physical exercise or during the summer. In order to keep our body temperature at a comfortable level and to keep sweat levels on the skin as low as possible, a jacket must have good ventilating properties as well as breathability. The material of the Funny Facts bomber jacket can absorb up to 1000 g of steam within 24 hours per square metre, and it has the ability to transfer this to the outside. An ISO standard says that water-tight textiles must have a water column of at least 1,300 mm. In a lab, a tube is placed on a sample of the fabric to be examined, and after this, the tube is filled with water. This process checks which water level penetrates the fabric. This means that, if the water only penetrates the fabric at more than 1,300 mm, the material is deemed water-tight. The Funny Facts bomber jacket only lets water through from 3,000 mm.
The Conference Board of Canada defines innovation as a "process through which economic or social value is extracted from knowledge through the generation, development and implementation of ideas to produce new or improved products, processes and services." The Department of Trade and Industry, UK defines it as "the successful exploitation of new ideas". As far as India is concern, only small investment (0.9% of GDP) on R&D as compared to USA (2.7% of GDP) and China (2.08% of GDP). An illustration of the importance of new product development can be seen in the area of the TECHNICAL TEXTILES. Country's technical textiles market which is currently estimated at $14 billion is likely to reach a level of $32 billion by 2023( 20% growth per annum). However, this book is divided into four chapters. The first one deals with product development, second for design logic of textile products, third for simulation of specific properties or structures leading to design, fourth is for case studies related to product development. More than 20 case studies are are illustrated with reference in technical textiles to explore the possibilities of product development in technical textiles.
In recent years, there has been significant interest in the utilization of natural materials for nanomaterials which impact a broad range of fields including tissue engineering, smart textiles, electronics, energy, coatings and more. Natural polymers such as silk, have received renewed interest due to their unique properties and potential applications. Silk fibers are traditionally 10-20 µm in diameter. This book researches the scientific implications of reducing the diameter to the nanoscale and adding nanofillers in the form of carbon nanotubes by the electrospinning process. The effects of post processing treatments on the physico-chemical properties of the nanofibers were also studied. Statistical analysis was applied to develop processing windows that can reproduce nanofibers less than 100 nm in diameter. The extensive experimental works outlined in this book are creative and commercially justifiable solutions to technical challenges relating to the development, fabrication, characterization, and optimization of next-generation advanced nanomaterials.
The air-jet texturing process is by far the most versatile continuous yarn texturing method. Production is economical and a variety of yarns can be produced to meet the needs of apparel, household and technical textiles. To study the effect of blend proportion on the physical characteristics of dry and wet blended air-jet textured yarns, multi filament yarns (fdy) were used as feeder yarns for the production of blended textured yarns in different proportions under dry, wet and single component wet conditions.Those blended yarns were used as weft with constant warp of PV spun yarn on CIMMCO Auto loom. The yarns and fabrics manufactured were tested and analyzed for various characteristics. In wet texturising, Polyester/Nylon blended yarns exhibit good loop stability with high nylon proportion. Bulk of Polyester/Nylon blended air-jet textured yarns decreases with increase in nylon proportion in dry as well as wet texturising. In comparison to the wetting of single component, pre-wetting of all the component of the feeder yarn results in high loop frequency. Drape, crease recovery, abrasion resistance and tensile properties are better achievable with Nylon 6 rich fabrics.
Three dimensional voluminous nonwovens are a valuable and new generation source to replace the less-recyclable and less environment friendly polyurethane foams with the fulfilment of various technical, functional, design and aesthetic requirements for automotive textiles. The book describes about various 3D voluminous nonwovens structures and is focused on vertical laid Wavemaker technology based nonwovens. In the case the manufacturing technique to produce Wavemaker nonwovens, effect of fiber fineness, structural parameters, process parameters and different type of feeding web structures on the various properties of the Wavemaker nonwovens for car seat and headliner cushioning materials are illustrated. The book also purposes the evolution of context aware application to determine what to test, how to test and the appropriate metrics to use.
The technical importance of flexible composite structures needs no emphasis nor has there been any lack of material descriptive of their manufacture or properties. The starting points of such descriptions have invariably been from the viewpoint of the rubber industry and the presence of a suitable textile has been taken for granted, its strength properties indicated and the technological content confined to the manufacturing process within the rubber industry. An attempt is made here to work from the textile outwards. Industrial fabrics are far heavier than garment textiles, are not produced in the same bulk quantities and need to be specially constructed to provide the balance of properties which will combine with those of the rubber to give the final. product. The most important composite structure formed from textiles and rubber is, of course, the pneumatic tyre. It may therefore seem strange that no chapter deals with this. The reason is quite simple. To deal with the structure and design of the pneumatic tyre in a similar depth of detail as is done here for conveyor or power transmission belting, or hose, would require disproportionate space, in fact, a second volume equal in size to the present one. This book discusses from the textile viewpoint the various reinforced rubber structures used industrially with the exception of the tyre. These other uses of industrial fabrics can be discussed in adequate detail and cover the whole range of the technology involved in the space available in the one volume.
The book deals with the physical and chemical modification of natural and synthetic fibres for technical applications. Natural fibres and synthetic fibres/ filaments are often inadequate to be used in technical textiles. The high level of moisture absorption of natural fibres, poor wettability by non-polar plastics, and insufficient adhesion between untreated fibres and the polymer matrix, result in poor properties in composites. Synthetic fibres often lack the required mechanical and thermal properties to be used for technical applications. The book will thus encompass methods to physically and chemically modify fibres for technical applications.
Electrospinning is from the academic as well as technical perspective presently the most versatile technique for the preparation of continuous nanofi bers obtained from numerous materials including polymers, metals, and ceramics. Shapes and properties of fibers can be tailored according to the demand of numerous applications including filtration, membranes, textiles, catalysis, reinforcement, or biomedicals. This book summarizes the state-of-the art in electrospinning with detailed coverage of the various techniques, material systems and their resulting fiber structures and properties, theoretical aspects and applications. Throughout the book, the current status of knowledge is introduced with a critical view on accomplishments and novel perspectives. An experimental section gives hands-on guidance to beginners and experts alike.
The Conference Board of Canada defines innovation as a 'process through which economic or social value is extracted from knowledge through the generation, development and implementation of ideas to produce new or improved products, processes and services.' The Department of Trade and Industry, UK defines it as 'the successful exploitation of new ideas'. As far as India is concern, only small investment (0.9% of GDP) on R&D as compared to USA (2.7% of GDP) and China (2.08% of GDP). An illustration of the importance of new product development can be seen in the area of the TECHNICAL TEXTILES. Country's technical textiles market which is currently estimated at $14 billion is likely to reach a level of $32 billion by 2023( 20% growth per annum). However, this book is divided into four chapters. The first one deals with product development, second for design logic of textile products, third for simulation of specific properties or structures leading to design, fourth is for case studies related to product development. More than 20 case studies are are illustrated with reference in technical textiles to explore the possibilities of product development in technical textiles.