Yarn Texturing Technology

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Textile Institute, Jan 1, 2001 - Business & Economics - 300 pages
This book covers all the major techniques including twist texturing, jet-screen texturing, false-twist process, BCF processes and air-jet texturing in detail. It is invaluable for yarn and fabric manufacturers, textile scientists and students on textile science and technology courses. Texturing is increasingly important in textile production, not only in yarns for weaving and knitting fashion products, but also for carpets, furnishing fabrics and a variety of technical textiles. This new book covers all the major techniques including twist-texturing, jet-screeen texturing, false-twist process, BCF processes and air-jet texturingare in detail. Combining a comprehensive review of the physics and chemistry of texturing with a thorough, illustrated description of current practice, this book will be invaluable for yarn and fabric manufacturers, textile scientists and students on textile science and technology courses. Published in association with The Textile Institute.

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John Hearle is Emeritus Professor of Textile Technology in the University of Manchester, UK and Senior Consultant to Tension Technology International. His life-long work on the mechanics of fibers and fiber assemblies and on fiber fracture and fatigue is recognized internationally.

L. Hollick began his career at Courtald's Synthetic Fibres Laboratory and has covered many different aspects of the textile industry. He spent time at UK companies Nylstar and Unifi, where he worked on the development of yarn products and machinery for both nylon and polyester draw texturing, air-jet textured yarns and two-for-one twisting.

D. Wilson is former Head of Sales at Heberlein in Switzerland. He now runs his own consulting business in the UK and is engaged in the sale, service and development of key modules for the fiber and yarn processing industries.