Advances in Wool Technology (Woodhead Publishing in by N A G Johnson, I Russell

By N A G Johnson, I Russell

Complex examine into wool technology and know-how is resulting in a greater knowing of the houses of wool. Wool is more and more being obvious as a excessive functionality fibre, with new transformations and purposes. Advances in wool know-how offers a complete account of those advancements and strategies. half one comprises advances that experience happened within the construction and processing of wool. subject matters variety from the development in wool spinning, weaving and colouration, to environmental provide chain administration and to the function of genetic engineering in more advantageous wool creation. half reports new wool items and functions. Chapters contain the creation of brighter and whiter wool, excessive functionality wool blends and wool for attire. With its uncommon editors and array of foreign participants, this publication may be a beneficial reference for manufacturers, brands, outlets and all these wishing to enhance and comprehend advancements in wool know-how. it's going to even be appropriate for researchers in or academia.

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