Textile Testing and Analysis / Edition 1

Textile Testing and Analysis / Edition 1

by Billie J. Collier, Helen H. Epps
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0134882148

ISBN-13: 9780134882147

Pub. Date: 06/19/1998

Publisher: Prentice Hall

This user-friendly guide to textile testing methods equips readers with the skills necessary to interpret data, analyze results, and to predict general levels of performance. Presents basic, practical information on methods and techniques used to analyze textile fabrics for end-use performance and worldwide product quality standards. Explains the

Overview

This user-friendly guide to textile testing methods equips readers with the skills necessary to interpret data, analyze results, and to predict general levels of performance. Presents basic, practical information on methods and techniques used to analyze textile fabrics for end-use performance and worldwide product quality standards. Explains the theory behind testing and uses a theoretical base in analyzing test results in order to predict fabric performance. Includes lists of applicable test methods, illustrations of test instruments and procedures, and examples of problems and analyses. Includes "Interpreting Results" sections that demonstrate the relevance of test results and how they are applied. Covers color theory and measurement as background for understanding colorfastness testing. Discusses international test method development, global problems in testing, and the need for international standards. For those interested in textile testing and analysis.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780134882147
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
06/19/1998
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
374
Sales rank:
957,297
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.78(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction.

2. Textile Testing: Methods and Performance Specifications.

3. Handling Data.

4. Environmental Conditions For Testing.

5. Textile Properties that Influence Performance.

6. Tensile Properties.

7. Abrasion and Wear.

8. Refurbishing, Shape and Dimensional Stability.

9. Appearance Retention: Wrinkle and Soil Resistance.

10. Color and Colorfastness.

11. Effects of Organisms and Weather.

12. Fabric Hand and Drape.

13. Comfort and Related Physical Properties of Fabrics.

14. Safety Aspects and Protective Properties of Textiles.

Appendix A: Abbreviations and Acronyms.

Appendix B: ISO Members.

Appendix C: Primary United States and International Agencies and Organizations.

Appendix D: Unit Abbreviations, Conversion Factors, and Prefixes.

Appendix E: Woven Fabrics.

Appendix F: ASTM Performance Specifications.

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