A revered resource, Textiles, Elevnth Edition, by Sara Kadolph, provides students with a basic knowledge of textiles, how they are produced and how appropriate performance characteristics are incorporated into materials and products. Organized according to the textile production process, the text provides a solid understanding of textile components–including fibers, yarns, fabrics, and finishes. Using new full-color photos and illustrations, it examines the interrelationships among these components and their impact on product performance. This edition features coverage of new fibers, updated industry and company examples and summary tables that make this a timeless resource for any industry professional. Also discusses the new effects of sustainablity in the industry.
Provides a basic knowledge of textile production and performance. Sections focus on basic components of fabrics and textile products and on general issues in use and production. Sections are complete and can be used in any order. Core material follows the normal sequence used in production of textiles: fiber, yarn, fabrication, and finishing. Other material deals with product development, legal and environmental concerns, and career issues. Includes summary and reference tables, b&w photos and diagrams, study questions, and a glossary. This eighth edition reflects new processes and concerns in the industry, and offers professional terminology and information on starting salaries. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.