Advances in Wool Technology

Advances in Wool Technology

by N A G Johnson, I Russell

NOOK Book(eBook)

$225.49 $265.00 Save 15% Current price is $225.49, Original price is $265. You Save 15%.
View All Available Formats & Editions

Available on Compatible NOOK Devices and the free NOOK Apps.
WANT A NOOK?  Explore Now

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781845695460
Publisher: Elsevier Science
Publication date: 12/22/2008
Series: Woodhead Publishing Series in Textiles
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 368
File size: 6 MB

About the Author

Dr Nigel Johnson is Chief of the Division of Textile and Fibre Technology, at CSIRO, Australia. CSIRO is one of the world’s leading research centres in fibre structure. Dr Johnson joined CSIRO in 2005 after a distinguished career with Canesis Network in New Zealand as Deputy CEO and General Manager of the Textiles Division.
Dr Ian Russell is Manager of the Environmental Analysis Group at CSIRO. As an organic chemist, Dr Russell has led numerous projects on wool technology, ranging from wrinkle prevention to sustainability.

Table of Contents

Part 1 Advances in wool fibre and fabric production: Improvement of wool quality through genetic engineering; The objective measurement of wool fibre quality; Wool as a natural renewable fibre; Advances in wool spinning technology; Advances in wool weaving and knitting; Advances in the manufacture of nonwoven wool; Wool finishing and the development of novel finishes; The coloration of wool. Part 2 New wool products and applications: Improving the whiteness and photostability of wool; Enhancing wool products using nanotechnology; Wool performance apparel for sport; High-performance wool blends; Intelligent wool apparel; Application of wool keratins ranging from industrial materials to medical devices.

Customer Reviews

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See All Customer Reviews