ISBN-13: 978 1 84569 332 9
pages 234 x 156mm hardback Edited by N A G
Johnson and I Russell, CSIRO Textile and Fibre Technology, Australia
Woodhead Textiles Series No. 72
- presents a comprehensive account of
recent developments and innovation surrounding the high performance
- examines advances in wool production and processing from
wool spinning to genetic engineering in improved
- considers environmental supply chain
- reviews new products and applications including high
performance wool blends, medical textiles and wool for apparel
Advanced research into wool science and technology is
leading to a better understanding of the properties of wool. Wool is
increasingly being seen as a high performance fibre, with new modifications and
applications. Advances in wool technology presents a comprehensive
account of these developments and innovations.
Part one includes
advances that have occurred in the production and processing of wool. Topics
range from the progress in wool spinning, weaving and colouration, to
environmental supply chain management and to the role of genetic engineering in
improved wool production. Part two reviews new wool products and applications.
Chapters include the production of brighter and whiter wool, high performance
wool blends and wool for apparel.
With its two distinguished editors and
array of international contributors, this book will be a valuable reference for
producers, manufacturers, retailers and all those wishing to improve and
understand developments in wool technology. It will also be suitable for
researchers in industry or academia.
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