High-Tech Fibrous Materials: Composites, Biomedical Materials, Protective Clothing, and Geotextiles

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This 25 chapter volume includes the science and technology of high-tech textiles in the areas of composites, biomedical fibers, protective clothing, and geotextiles. A strong mix of industrial, academic, and government contributions surveys an array of textile products that have unique and high performance features and discusses evolving concepts that could lead to new uses of high-tech textiles. Includes an excellent overview of past, present, and future innovations in high-tech textile products.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780841219854
  • Publisher: American Chemical Society
  • Publication date: 5/5/1991
  • Series: ACS Symposium Series
  • Pages: 438
  • Product dimensions: 6.10 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

U.S. Department of Agriculture

Southern College of Technology

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Table of Contents

High-Tech Textiles: Evolution or Revolution
Analysis and Modeling of 3-D Textile Structural Composites
On the Mechanics of 3-D Braiding: Basic Requirements for the Process Automation
Three-Dimensional Multilayer Woven Preforms for Composites
Industrial Applications of Multiaxial Warp Knit Composites
Design and Fabrication of a Braided Composite Monocoque Bicycle Frame
Linear Low Density Polyethylene Filled with Silane Coated Wood Fibers
Fibers in Medicine: From Antiquity to the Future
Textiles as Bioimplants
The Design and Analysis of Laminated Degradable Composite Bone Plates for Fracture Fixation
Analysis of Textile Reinforced Flexible Composites
Recent Advances in Suture Fibers for Wound Closure
New Third Generation Protective Clothing From High Performance Polyethylene Fiber—From Knives to Bullets
Polybenzimidazole Blends in Protective Apparel
NeutraTherm: A New Concept in Temperature-Adaptable Fabrics Containing Polyethylene Glycols for Skiing and Skiing-like Activities
Thermal Performances of Wool and Inherently FR Fiber Blend Fabrics
Printing Technology for Aramid Fabrics
Measuring the Effects of Intense Heat and Dynamic Mechanical Forces on Thermal Protective Fabrics
Investigation of Melt Stick Characteristics of Flame Retardant Treated Polyester-Cotton Blend Fabrics
Polyester Geotextiles: Durability of PET Fibers and Fabrics
Stabilization of Polypropylene Fiber and Tape for Geotextiles
Impregnated Fiber Glass Yarn for High Strength Geosynthetic Reinforcement
The Use of Geotextiles in Waste Containment Facilities
The Use of Geotextiles in Transportation Facilities
Chemical Compatibility Testing of Geotextiles

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