Advances in Healthcare and Protective Textiles
  • Author : Shahid ul-Islam
  • Release Date : 15 January 2023
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Genre : Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 650
  • ISBN 13 : 0323911889
  • Total Download : 636
  • File Size : 52,7 Mb

Advances in Healthcare and Protective Textiles PDF Summary

Advances in Healthcare and Protective Textiles addresses technologies that have had a major impact in industry for decades, but which are currently attracting unprecedented attention due to their applications in the fight against the Coronavirus epidemic. Recent advances in textile technology have opened new possibilities for textile researchers and scientists in antiviral textiles, flame-retardant textiles, antimicrobial textiles, insect repellent textiles, breathable medical textiles, aroma-protective textiles, high tech-textiles, smart textiles, nano textiles, and more. This book provides systematic and comprehensive coverage of cutting-edge research and development on material design, methodologies, characterizations, processes, properties and applications of medical- healthcare and protective textiles. It also pays special attention to advanced fabrication methodologies and materials used in apparel engineering. Provides a thorough review of recent advances in personal protective equipment (PPE) design and manufacture in response to the requirements of the fight against Coronavirus Gives advice on improving sustainability through the use of reusable and recyclable medical textiles Explores innovative materials such as biopolymers, and their applications in medical textiles