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Advances in Textile Biotechnology

Advances in Textile Biotechnology
  • Author : V Nierstrasz
  • Publsiher : Elsevier
  • Release : 01 September 2010
  • ISBN : 0857090232
  • Pages : 360 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 ratings
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Biotechnology has impacted the textiles industry through the development of more efficient and environmentally friendly manufacturing processes, as well as enabling the design of improved textile materials. This book will provide a thorough overview of current and future focuses of biotechnology in the fibre and textile industry. Part one of the book opens with a review of technologies involved in textile biotechnology. Chapters explore the design and engineering of novel enzymes for textile applications and developments in processes and equipment for enzymatic textile treatments. Part two investigates the modification of particular fibres through the use of biotechnology. Key topics include the treatment of wool and silk fibres and the enzymatic treatment versus conventional processing of cotton. With expert contributions from leaders in their fields, Advances in textile biotechnology is a comprehensive guide for those in the textile and fibre industry, as well as experts in the biology, chemical and environmental engineering industries. Provides a thorough overview of current and future focuses of biotechnology in the fibre and textile industry Explores production of enzymes, searching for efficient production systems and also documents the advantages and limitations associated with the process Reviews the debate surrounding enzymatic treatment versus conventional processing of cotton along with engineering of plants for improved fibre qualities


Advances in Textile Biotechnology

Advances in Textile Biotechnology
  • Author : V Nierstrasz,A Cavaco-Paulo
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 01 September 2010
GET THIS BOOKAdvances in Textile Biotechnology

Biotechnology has impacted the textiles industry through the development of more efficient and environmentally friendly manufacturing processes, as well as enabling the design of improved textile materials. This book will provide a thorough overview of current and future focuses of biotechnology in the fibre and textile industry. Part one of the book opens with a review of technologies involved in textile biotechnology. Chapters explore the design and engineering of novel enzymes for textile applications and developments in processes and equipment


Advances in Textile Biotechnology

Advances in Textile Biotechnology
  • Author : Artur Cavaco-Paulo,Vincent A. Nierstrasz,Qiang Wang
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release : 07 July 2019
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Advances in Textile Biotechnology, Second Edition examines the latest in biotechnology for the fiber and textile industry. This new edition has been fully revised to include the current essential areas of development in the field, covering both natural and synthetic fibers. Chapters cover the latest technology in bioprocessing for bast fiber, PVA, polyester, wool and silk before exploring issues of enzyme stability. Essential areas of application and development are then considered, including biomedical textiles, silk materials for biotechnological applications, bacterial


Advances in Functional Finishing of Textiles

Advances in Functional Finishing of Textiles
  • Author : Mohammad Shahid,Ravindra Adivarekar
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release : 10 June 2020
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This book provides a comprehensive overview of the field of functional finishing of textiles, describing the state-of-the-art research and well-established techniques applied in the textile industry, and covering all areas of textile dyeing and finishing. It is intended for academic researchers and professionals in related scientific and engineering fields, including textile engineering, chemistry, nanotechnology, material science, biotechnology and environmental science. The book also provides reference material for stakeholders looking for innovative technologies and insights into the environmental and sustainability issues


Recent Advances in Decolorization and Degradation of Dyes in Textile Effluent by Biological Approaches

Recent Advances in Decolorization and Degradation of Dyes in Textile Effluent by Biological Approaches
  • Author : Ram Lakhan Singh,Pradeep Kumar Singh,Rajat Pratap Singh
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 20 September 2019
GET THIS BOOKRecent Advances in Decolorization and Degradation of Dyes in Textile Effluent by Biological Approaches

Recent Advances in Decolorization and Degradation of Dyes in Textile Effluent by Biological Approaches outlines various eco-friendly, cost effective methods for removal of toxic textile dyes. Large amounts of dye are unbound and released into the environment due to inefficient dyeing processes. The release of wastewater containing dye into the environment has several adverse effects as it is toxic, mutagenic and has other undesirable effects on living organisms. Hence, it is necessary to remove these dyes from industrial effluents to


Biotechnology in Textile Processing

Biotechnology in Textile Processing
  • Author : Ryszard Kozlowski,Georg M. Guebitz,Artur Cavaco-Paulo
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 26 October 2006
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Find out how enzymes can be the answer to your concerns about textile processing safety Biotechnology in Textile Processing examines recent trends, techniques, and developments in the finishing and processing of natural fibers. The industry’s foremost experts present current research findings on textile biotechnology, bio-treatment, and waste water management, with an emphasis on developing environmentally friendly production technologies that use enzymatic processes. This vital book examines bio-technical methods that save chemicals, energy, and improve the quality of the final


Advances in Functional and Protective Textiles

Advances in Functional and Protective Textiles
  • Author : Shahid ul-Islam,Bhupendra Singh Butola
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release : 11 June 2020
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Advances in Functional and Protective Textiles explores the latest research in the use of textile materials for protective clothing. The book’s international roster of researchers in industry and academia describe innovative applications in defense, medical, sports, fire protection, radiation protection, and more. This book is an invaluable resource for readers seeking to produce textiles with self-cleaning, antimicrobial, super-hydrophobic, UV-protective, insect repellant, flame retardant or anti-felting properties. Particular attention is given to textile fibers, including cotton, wool, viscose, and other


Process Control in Textile Manufacturing

Process Control in Textile Manufacturing
  • Author : Abhijit Majumdar,Apurba Das,R Alagirusamy,V K Kothari
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 27 November 2012
GET THIS BOOKProcess Control in Textile Manufacturing

Complex raw materials and manufacturing processes mean the textile industry is particularly dependent on good process control to produce high and consistent product quality. Monitoring and controlling process variables during the textile manufacturing process also minimises waste, costs and environmental impact. Process control in textile manufacturing provides an important overview of the fundamentals and applications of process control methods. Part one introduces key issues associated with process control and principles of control systems in textile manufacturing. Testing and statistical quality


Textiles

Textiles
  • Author : Boris Mahltig
  • Publisher : Anonim
  • Release : 01 December 2017
GET THIS BOOKTextiles

Textile materials or materials made from textiles are probably among the most important materials in the world. Textile materials are not only present everywhere in modern daily life, but have been for thousands of years. Besides obvious textile applications such as clothes or hometextile there are also many more hidden applications. For example, textile filters, textiles in production processes or composite materials are just a few ways that they can be applied. Altogether, it is implied that modern civilization without


Handbook of Fire Resistant Textiles

Handbook of Fire Resistant Textiles
  • Author : F. Selcen Kilinc
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 15 May 2013
GET THIS BOOKHandbook of Fire Resistant Textiles

Given its importance to consumer safety, fire resistant textiles are one of the fastest growing sectors in industrial textiles. Handbook of fire resistant textiles provides a comprehensive review of the considerable advances that have occurred in the field of fire resistant textiles in recent years. It draws together scientific and technical expertise from around the world to produce an important source of current knowledge on fire resistant textiles and their use for protection in hostile environments. Part one provides an


Advances in Hemp Research

Advances in Hemp Research
  • Author : Paoli Ranalli
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 22 January 1999
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Offering up-to-date information on the uses and composition of the plant, Advances in Hemp Research provides growers, researchers, manufacturers, and suppliers with methods and data for the processing and cultivation of hemp for textile and paper products. You will learn how recent advances in germplasm resources, breeding methods, and the improvement of physiological, morphological, and biochemical characteristics of the plant can strengthen hemp fiber, making it a profitable and important crop to study and to grow for uses in the


The Impact and Prospects of Green Chemistry for Textile Technology

The Impact and Prospects of Green Chemistry for Textile Technology
  • Author : Shahid ul-Islam,Bhupendra Singh Butola
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release : 02 November 2018
GET THIS BOOKThe Impact and Prospects of Green Chemistry for Textile Technology

The Impact and Prospects of Green Chemistry for Textile Technology provides a review and summary of the role of green chemistry in textiles, including the use of green agents and sustainable technologies in different textile applications. The book systematically covers the history and chemistry of eco-friendly colorants, chitin, chitosan, cyclodextrin, biomordants, antimicrobial, UV protective, flame retardant, insect repellant textiles, and advanced pre- and post- treatment technologies, such as the sonochemistry and plasma methods currently employed in functional modifications. The book


Advances in Smart Medical Textiles

Advances in Smart Medical Textiles
  • Author : Lieva van Langenhove
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release : 02 December 2015
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Advances in Smart Medical Textiles: Treatments and Health Monitoring provides comprehensive coverage on smart textiles, the emerging and important materials that are finding applications in the fields of medicine and healthcare. The book explores the range of smart textiles available for use in medicine and the transfer of these innovative technologies into medical applications. Early chapters survey various smart fibers, fabrics, and finishes, while subsequent sections focus on the role of smart textiles in treating patients, from wound care to


Medical Textiles and Biomaterials for Healthcare

Medical Textiles and Biomaterials for Healthcare
  • Author : Subhash C. Anand,J F Kennedy,M Miraftab,Subbiyan Rajendran
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 30 November 2005
GET THIS BOOKMedical Textiles and Biomaterials for Healthcare

Medical textiles are a major growth area within the technical textiles industry and the range of applications continues to grow and increase in diversity with every new development. Recent innovations include novel chitosan-alginate fibres for advanced wound dressings, ultrasonic energy for bleaching cotton medical textiles, durable and rechargeable biocidal textiles, spider silk supportive matrix for cartilage regeneration, barbed bi-directional surgical sutures and intelligent textiles for medical applications. Medical textiles and biomaterials for healthcare is a culmination of the worldwide research


Textile Processing with Enzymes

Textile Processing with Enzymes
  • Author : A Cavaco-Paulo,G Gubitz
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 31 August 2003
GET THIS BOOKTextile Processing with Enzymes

With the increasingly important requirement for textile manufacturers to reduce pollution in textile production, the use of enzymes in the chemical processing of fibres and textiles is rapidly gaining wider recognition because of their non-toxic and eco-friendly characteristics. They can be safely used in a wide selection of textile processes such as de-sizing, scouring, bleaching, dyeing and finishing, where the alternatives are very harsh chemicals whose disposal into the environment causes many problems. Textile processing with enzymes aims to provide


Biocatalysis and Agricultural Biotechnology: Fundamentals, Advances, and Practices for a Greener Future

Biocatalysis and Agricultural Biotechnology: Fundamentals, Advances, and Practices for a Greener Future
  • Author : Anjali Priyadarshini,Prerna Pandey
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 03 October 2018
GET THIS BOOKBiocatalysis and Agricultural Biotechnology: Fundamentals, Advances, and Practices for a Greener Future

This new volume, Biocatalysis and Agricultural Biotechnology: Fundamentals, Advances, and Practices for a Greener Future, looks at the application of a variety of technologies, both fundamental and advanced, that are being used for crop improvement, metabolic engineering, and the development of transgenic plants. The science of agriculture is among the oldest and most intensely studied by mankind. Human intervention has led to manipulation of plant gene structure for the use of plants for the production of bioenergy, food, textiles, among