Summary and Info
The use of dyes and finishes has a significant impact on the aesthetic appeal and functionality of technical textiles. Drawing on key research, Advances in the dyeing and finishing of technical textiles details important advances in this field and their range of applications. Part one reviews advances in dyes and colourants, including a variety of functional dyes, the effects they can be used to create and regulations related to their use. Part two goes on to investigate finishing techniques, such as the use of enzymes, nanotechnology and speciality polymers.