Nanofibers and Nanotechnology in Textiles

P. Brown Clemson University
K. Stevens Clemson University
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Publication Date Imprint
11/15/2007 CRC
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Polymers 9781420044492
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Written by a panel of experts drawn form industry and academia, this book reviews the impact of nanotechnology on the development of a new generation of textile fibers with enhanced functionality and a wide range of applications. It explores nanofiber production, discussing how different fiber types can be produced using electrospinning techniques. The book analyses the production and properties of carbon nanotubes and polymer nanocomposites and their applications in such areas as aerospace engineering. It covers ways of using nanotechnology to improve polymer properties such as thermal stability and dyeability and the use of nanotechnology to modify textile surfaces.

Table of Contents

NANOFIBER PRODUCTION. Electrospinning of Nanofibers. Producing Nanofibre Structures by Electrospinning for Tissue Engineering. Continuous Yarns from Electrospun Nanofibers. Producing Polyamide Nanofibers by Electrospinning. Controlling the Morphologies of Electrospun Nanofibers. CARBON NANOTUBES AND NANOCOMPOSITES. Synthesis, Characterisation and Applications of Carbon Nanotubes: The Case of Aerospace Engineering. Carbon nanotube and Nanofibre Reinforced Polymer Fibres. Structure and Properties of Carbon Nanotube Polymer Nanofibers Using Melt Spinning. Multifunctional Polymer Nanocomposites for Industrial Applications. Nanofilled Polypropylene (PP) Fibers. IMPROVING POLYMER FUNCTIONALITY. Nanostructuring Polymers with Cyclodextrins. Dyeable Polypropylene (PP) via Nanotechnology. Polypropylene (PP)/Clay Nanocomposites. Multi-wall Carbon Nanotube-Nylon 6 Nanocomposites from Polymerisation. NANOCOATINGS AND SURFACE MODIFICATION TECHNIQUES. Nanotechnologies for Coating and Structuring of Textiles. Electrostatic Self-Assembled Nanolayer Films for Cotton Fibers. Nanofabrication of Thin Polymer films. Hybrid Polymer Nanolayers for Surface Modification of Fibers. Structure-Property Relationships of Polypropylene Nanocomposite Fibres.

Contributors

Editor 1 Brown, P., Clemson University, USA Editor 2 Stevens, K., Clemson University, USA
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