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Textile Testing and Analysis

ISBN-10: 0134882148

ISBN-13: 9780134882147

Edition: 1st 1999

Authors: Billie J. Collier, Helen H. Epps

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Description:

This user-friendly guide to textile testing methods equips readers with the skills necessary to interpret data, analyze results, and to predict general levels of performance. Presents basic, practical information on methods and techniques used to analyze textile fabrics for end-use performance and worldwide product quality standards. Explains the theory behind testing and uses a theoretical base in analyzing test results in order to predict fabric performance. Includes lists of applicable test methods, illustrations of test instruments and procedures, and examples of problems and analyses. Includes "Interpreting Results" sections that demonstrate the relevance of test results and how they are applied. Covers color theory and measurement as background for understanding colorfastness testing. Discusses international test method development, global problems in testing, and the need for international standards. For those interested in textile testing and analysis.
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Book details

List price: $157.00
Edition: 1st
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 6/19/1998
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 374
Size: 7.75" wide x 10.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.694

Introduction
Textile Testing: Methods and Performance Specifications
Handling Data
Environmental Conditions For Testing
Textile Properties that Influence Performance
Tensile Properties
Abrasion and Wear
Refurbishing, Shape and Dimensional Stability
Appearance Retention: Wrinkle and Soil Resistance
Color and Colorfastness
Effects of Organisms and Weather
Fabric Hand and Drape
Comfort and Related Physical Properties of Fabrics
Safety Aspects and Protective Properties of Textiles
Abbreviations and Acronyms
ISO Members
Primary United States and International Agencies and Organizations
Unit Abbreviations, Conversion Factors, and Prefixes
Woven Fabrics
ASTM Performance Specifications