Chapters begin with fabric and garment handle and making - up performance, followed by wear appearance issues, such as wrinkling, pilling and bagging. Further chapters include fabric and garment drape, durability related issues, as well as physiological and psychological comfort. Key topics of fire retardancy, waterproofing, breathability and ultraviolet protection are also discussed.
Written by two highly distinguished authors, this is an invaluable book for a wide range of readers in the textile and apparel industries, ranging from textile and garment manufacturers, designers, researchers, developers to buyers.
- Reviews the engineering of fabrics to meet technical performance requirements for specific end-use
- Chapters examine various wear appearance issues such as wrinkling, bagging and fabric and garment drape
- Discusses durability related issues including fire retardancy and waterproofing as well as psychological and physiological fabric comfort
Hunter, LProfessor Lawrance Hunter, Divisional Fellow (Manufacturing and Materials Technology) CSIR and Head of the post-graduate Department of Textile Science of the University of Port Elizabeth, South Africa, has been involved in textile R&D for almost 40 years and has published many papers at conferences and in journals. He was awarded the Textile Institute Warner Memorial Medal for his outstanding contribution to textile science and technology.