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Edited by a leading authority in the field with contributions from experts worldwide,this book explores the manufacture and use of textiles that are biodegradable by nature or hold some benefit in being from a sustainable source. After discussing microbial processes in fiber degradation, chapters cover major fiber types, the development of synthetic silk, biodegradeable natural fibre composites, nonwovens, geotextiles, and soy bean protein fibres. The final part focuses on the history and future of soya bean protein fibres. In this comprehensive and essential resource, each chapter includes references and a discussion of future trends.

About the Author

Richard Blackburn is Senior Lecturer in Textile and Colour Chemistry at the University of Leeds, UK. His research interests include thermodynamics and kinetics of application of colorants to synthetic and natural fiber substrates, synthesis and processing of biodegradable and sustainable fiber and chemicals from renewable resources.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781855739161
Author:
Blackburn, Richard
Publisher:
Woodhead Publishing
Subject:
Textiles & Polymers
Subject:
Materials Science-Textiles
Edition Description:
Hardcover
Series:
Woodhead Publishing Series in Textiles
Publication Date:
20051131
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Pages:
464
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in

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