Synopses & Reviews
Kyosev presents students, academics, researchers, and professionalsworking in the textile industry with an introduction to the key types of braided structures that can be produced utilizing maypolebraiding technology. The author has organized the fifteen chapters that make up the main body of the text in four parts devoted topatterning and design of braided structures manufactured using maypole braiding technology, maypole braiding machines and mechanics,specialist braided structures using maypole braiding technology, and computer assisted design and productivity calculations for braiding.Y. Kyosev is a faculty member of Hochschule Niederrhein University of Applied Sciences, Germany.Annotation ©2015 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (protoview.com)
Braided fabrics are made by interlacing yarns or strips of fabric. Braiding produces a wide range of structures for technical textile applications from medical sutures to cables for anchoring ships. Written by one of the world's leading experts in the field, the book reviews the basic principles, design and processes used in braiding. The book also discusses specialised braiding techniques such as spiral braiding and lace technology.
- Provides a solid foundation in the fundamentals of braiding design, processes and machinery
- Covers the patterning of braided products and the structural and colour design of both flat and tubular braids
- Reviews maypole braiding machines and mechanics