Sunday, May 11, 2008

[ Technical Textiles and Military Textiles - 1 ]

Picture of a future Soldier.
KEY FEATURES IN THIS BOOK. (This information to Technical Textile Students)
- Discusses general requirements of military textiles including damage resistance, comfort and sweat management.
- Explores the protective role of military textiles, covering high performance ballistic fibers and textiles for chemical and biological protection
Textiles for military uniforms face a complex set of challenges. They must provide protection, durability and comfort in a wide range of hostile environments. Military textiles reviews the range of recent research on how military clothing can best meet soldiers’ needs. The first part of the book reviews general requirements of military textiles, including damage resistance, comfort, sweat management, cold-weather conditions and the integration of high-tech materials into uniforms. The second part concentrates on the protective role of military textiles, covering such areas as high-performance ballistic fibers, textiles for chemical and biological protection, camouflage materials and military fabrics for flame protection. The book also reviews the use of non-woven fabrics and new coatings for military applications. With its distinguished editor and international team of contributors, Military textiles will be a valuable reference for those researching and manufacturing military textiles, as well as those interested in the wider area of textiles for protection.
Dr Eugene Wilusz works in the world-famous US Army Soldier Systems Center (SSC) in Natick, Massachusetts. He is internationally-known for his research in such areas as chemical and biological protective clothing.
Cost of this book is EURO 220.00
Please visit the web site (Link given below).
Permission # SKG2375580-Pending

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