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Improved textile functionality through surface modifications

R. Morent and N. De Geyter,     Ghent University, Belgium

Abstract:

This chapter discusses some important surface modification techniques employed for improved functional behavior of textiles. Through technological innovations, the textile industry has experienced rapid development with miscellaneous new applications. Some of these techniques are briefly introduced. The behavior of these functional textiles is strongly governed by the chemical and physical characteristics of their surface. Progress in understanding this functional behavior is only possible when these characteristics are known and therefore surface analysis is a crucial and necessary step. As a result, advanced ...

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