Handbook of Textile Processing Chemicals

  • ID: 221572
  • Book
  • 1142 pages
  • Synapse Information Resources, Inc
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Textiles products are used in almost every aspect of industry including apparel, household products (wallpaper, carpet, upholstery), tire reinforcements, insulation, filter media, and packaging. Chemicals are an integral part of the textile manufacturing process which includes bleaching, dying and printing, conditioning, and finishing.

This reference integrates data on more than 11,400 of these trade name and generic chemicals used in the overall manufacture and delivery of textiles. Some of the functional chemicals included in this reference are:

Adhesives; Anticreasing agents; Antifoaming agents; Antioxidants; Antishrinking agents; Antislip agents, Antistats, Binders; Biocides; Bleaching agents; carriers; Chelating agents; Coning oils; Corrosion inhibitors; Delustrants; Desizing agents; Dye assistants; Dye fixing agents; Dispersing agents; Emulsifiers; Finishing agents; Flame retardants; Foaming aids; Fulling agents; Leveling agents; Lubricants; Mercerizing assistants; Oil repellants; Oxidizing agents; Penetrants; Preservatives; Reducing agents; Retarding agents; Scouring agents; Sequestrants; Sizing agents; Softeners; Soil repellents; Solvents; Stripping agents; Thickeners; UV Absorbers; Water repellents; Wetting agents; Whitening agents.

In these Application Areas:
Bleaching • Conditioning • Coating • Dyeing/Printing • Effluent Treatment • Fiber/Filament/Yarn Processing • Finishing • Laminating • Pretreatment • Scouring • Sizing • Wet Processing

Book and Software Versions:
More than 8,700 trade name products
More than 2,700 generic products with 9,300 fully cross-referenced synonyms (hyperlinked in software)
More than 9,100 Functional/Application Categories in a detailed index format
CAS, EINECS/ELINCS number and Chemical Formula index
More than 2,000 International Manufacturers and their branches

Book Version:
1,122 oversized pages

Software Version:
Full-text Search with boolean operators
15 browseable keyword indexes
Hyperlinks enable instant access/previews of other reference topics
Web and Email access to Chemical Manufacturers
Click and Go Table of Contents: Left Pane Explorer-like icons enable you to instantly go to any section of this Title or any other installed Synapse Chemlib product.

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PART I-Trade Name Reference
Trade Name Reference provides an alphabetical listing on more than 8700 trade name chemicals and materials that are used in formulations requiring lubrication as a key or ancillary function. Each entry includes the manufacturer's name; chemical/material description; its detailed functions and applications in all aspects of industry; physical properties, such as form, molecular weight, density, solubility, boiling point, cloud point, flash point, pH, freezing point, activity; toxicology, storage, precautions, etc.

Software features:
Full-text Search with Boolean operator support
Keyword Indexes: Comprehensive Index, Trade Name X-Ref, Generic Chemical X-Ref, Manufacturers X-Ref, CAS X-Ref, EINECS/ELINCS X-Ref, Functional/Applications X-Ref.
Hyperlinking: Trade names manufacturers to Manufacturers Directory and websites; Generic chemicals to Generic Products, Trade Name Cross-Reference

Part II-Chemical Component Cross-Reference
Chemical Component Cross-Reference covers more than 2700 chemicals and materials that are contained in the trade name products profiled in Part I or generic chemicals that are not linked to trade names but are used in textile processing chemicals. Each entry contains information including the following: CAS (Chemical Abstract Service), EINECS/ELINCS (European Inventory of Existing Commercial Chemical Substances/European List of Notified Chemical Substances), and UN/DOT reference numbers, classification, definition, chemical synonyms, empirical and molecular formulas, properties, toxicology, precautions, storage, uses, use level, regulatory details, manufacturers and distributors. All chemical/material synonyms are cross-referenced back to the main entry. These entries/ are followed by a listing of the trade name products that are either equivalent to the monograph entry or contain it as one or more of its ingredients.

Software features:
Full-text Search with Boolean operator support
Keyword Indexes: Comprehensive Index, Trade Name X-Ref, Generic Chemical X-Ref, Manufacturers X-Ref, CAS X-Ref, EINECS/ELINCS X-Ref, Functional/Applications X-Ref., Molecular Formula Dir.
Hyperlinking: Trade names to Trade Name Reference, generic manufacturers to Manufacturers Directory, all cross-references (synonyms) to main entries

Part III-Functional/Application Index
Functional/Application Index is a powerful tool for locating the trade names and chemicals based on their function and/or industrial application area. By searching for key functional words related to textile processing such as emulsifier, fixing agent, flame retardant, optical brightener, scouring agent, and specific application areas such as fabric finishes, dyeing, warp sizes, fiber lubricants, etc., the user is directed to the trade names and/or chemicals that have that specific functional/application attribute. The generic component names are distinguished from the trade names by italic type in the book and color in the software.

Software features:
Full-text Search with Boolean operator support
Hyperlinking: Trade names to Trade name Section, Generics to Generic Chemical section

Part IV-Manufacturers Directory
Detailed contact information for the more than 2000 worldwide manufacturers and their branches of trade name products and chemical components that are referenced in this handbook. Wherever possible, telephone, telefax, toll-free numbers, e-mail and internet addresses (functional in the software), and complete mailing addresses are included for each manufacturer.

Software features: Full-text Search with Boolean operator support
Keyword Indexes: Comprehensive Index, Manufacturers Dir., Manufacturers X-Ref., MFG Web&Email Directory
Hyperlinking: All cross-references (alternate names) to main entries, Manufacturer Web sites, Manufacturer Email

Additional Indexes
CAS Number Index contains CAS number entries followed by a listing of their trade name product and chemical equivalents in alphabetical order. The chemical name is in boldfaced type.
EINECS/ELINCS Number Index contains EINECS/ELINCS number entries followed by a listing of their trade name product and generic chemical equivalents in alphabetical order. The chemical name is in boldfaced type.
Glossary contains definitions of terminology associated with textile processing chemicals and their application areas.

Software features:
Full-text Search with Boolean operator support
Keyword Indexes: CAS-to-Chemicals Dir., Chemicals-to-CAS Dir., EINECS/ELINCS-to-Chemicals Dir., Chemicals-to-EINECS/ELINCS Dir.
Hyperlinking: Trade names to Trade name Section, Generics to Generic Chemical section

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Textile products are an integral part of almost every commercial and consumer industry. Textiles are used in packaging, insulation, tire reinforcement, carpeting, upholstery, clothing, sporting goods, medical products, etc. Textile processing and finishing chemicals represent a $2.4 billion a year global industry. These chemicals, used in the processing of a variety of textile materials, are a vital determinant in the end product’s quality as well as the economy of the overall manufacturing process, including the disposal of effluents from the textile mills.

This reference profiles more than 11,500 trade name and generic chemicals and materials used in textile fiber and fabric preparation, processing, dyeing, finishing, and effluent treatment. Coverage includes chemicals and materials that function as: Adhesives; Anticreasing agents; Antifoams; Antioxidants; Antishrinking agents; Antislip agents, Antisoaping agents; Antistats, Binders; Biocides; Bleaching agents; Carriers; Chelating agents; Coning oils; Corrosion inhibitors; Deaerating agents; Delustrants; Desizing agents; Dyeing assistants; Dye fixing agents; Dispersants; Emulsifiers; Fiber protectants;Finishing agents; Flame retardants; Foaming aids; Fulling agents; Leveling agents; Lubricants; Mercerizing assistants; Oil repellants;Optical brighteners; Oxidizing agents; Penetrants; Preservatives; Protective colloids; Reducing agents; Resins; Retarding agents; Scouring agents; Sequestrants; Sizing agents; Soaping agents; Softeners; Soil repellents; Solvents; Stripping agents; Thickeners; UV Absorbers; Warp sizes; Washing agents; Waterproofing agents; Water repellents; Wetting agents; Whitening agents.

Both The Handbook of Textile Processing Chemicals and the software version are designed to function as a selection tool for deciding which is the most appropriate textile functional additive to use in formulation, processing, and waste treatment. This reference centralizes information on these currently available chemicals and materials from major manufacturers by profiling both trade name and generic chemicals, detailing their properties, uses, use levels, regulatory status, toxicology, sources for purchase, etc.

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