Practices for Pollution Prevention in the Textile Industry:
Technical manual for best management practices for the prevention
of pollution in the textile industry. From the US Environmental Protection
Agency. PDF document of 443 pages.
of Enzymes for Textile Wet Processing: Part of an ongoing "green
chemistry" research project at the National Textile Center of the Auburn
University, focused on the development of simple biomimics that simulate
glucose and lignin oxidases, peroxidases and peroxidase enzymes, capable
of achieving good wet processing results and improving the retting process
of flax fibers. Author: Gisela Buschle-Diller. PDF document.
Distribution of Foam: Image analysis based study of the influence of
several physical parameters on bubble size in foam finishing of textile
fabrics. From Autex Research Journal. Authors: C.W. den Engelsen, I.C. Isarin,
H. Gooijer, M.M.C.G. Warmoeskerken and J. Groot Wassink. PDF document.
and Technology of Fabric Preparation and Finishing: Monograph written
for students of the textile industry, dealing with the chemistry and technologies
of yarn and fabric dyeing and finishing. Author: Dr. Charles Tomasino.
Fiber Online Journal (University of Delaware):
Developed by researchers at the University of Delaware, FIBER
stands for the "Fashion International Business Education Response"
project. It is funded by the U.S. Department of Education.
The FIBER journal's mission is to showcase fashion and apparel markets
around the globe, share the insights of leaders in the industry and the
latest academic research on critical issues, highlight opportunities for
further education, and provide a forum for the exchange of ideas, connecting
members of our community around the globe.
of Pollution Prevention: Review of present practices and an analysis
of future needs and opportunities for pollution prevention, as an alternative
to costly waste treatments in the global textile wet processing industry.
Author: Brent Smith. PDF document.
and Reduction of Pollution Sources in Textile Wet Processing: Technical
paper about the identification of pollutant sources in textile wet processing,
and suggestions of some management strategies by which source reduction
can be accomplished. Author: Brent Smith. PDF document.
of Molecular Nanotechnology on the Textile Industry: Lecture on the
future impact of nanotechnology on material properties and performance,
and design and manufacturing processes in the textile fabrics industry.
Author: David R. Forrest.
Computer Control of Batch Dyeing Operations: Presentation of novel control
algorithms, and specific simulation and experimental results for fuzzy logic
and adaptive control systems in textile dye houses. Authors: Brent Smith
and Jun Lu. PDF document.
Technology in Textile Operations: Technical paper about the development
and introduction of membrane separation technology for the removal of colors
and chemicals from textile wet process wastewater. From Koch Membrane Systems.
Author: Douglas L. Woerner. PDF document.
Red Dyes: Technical paper about an investigation of dyes with two monochlorotriazine
or with two monochlorotriazine and two vinylsulphone reactive groups, to
establish a possible enhancement of the dyeability of cotton fabrics. From
Autex Research Journal. Authors: E. Matyjas and E. Rybicki. PDF document.
Prevention Studies in the Textile Wet Processing Industry: Investigation
of pollution prevention opportunities in the textile wet processing industry,
through extensive audits at a commercial laundry, yarn processing, dyeing
and finishing plants, and a cotton dyeing and finishing plant. Authors:
Ilse Hendrix and Gregory Boardman. PDF document.
Industry Characterization: Fabric Printing, Coating and Dyeing: Draft
paper of the US Environmental Protection Agency about the development of
national emission standards for hazardous air
pollutants for the textile fabric printing, coating and dyeing industries.
Sanforized & Sanfor
Company: Detailed description of the trademarked, computer controlled
compressive shrinkage technology for textile fabrics. Shrinkage standards
and guide to labeling. Summary of licensee agreement.
- A Primer: Discussion paper about the behavior of common types of surface
active agents used in textile wet processing. PDF document.
Textile Structure Guide:
Instruction guide for the identification of the various structures and manufacturing
technologies of woven and knitted, and
nonwoven fabrics, created for students
of the University of Minnesota's College of Human Ecology. Concise technical
descriptions. Animated presentations of seven different weave patterns.
and Wetting in Textiles: Presentation of wicking model allowing a functional
dependence of suction height on the parameters of fiber bundles to be expressed
in analytical form, and based on the simplified desription of the thread
structure. From Autex Research Journal. Authors: Jakub Wiener and Petra
Dejlova. PDF document.
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