Proper care and maintenance of textile materials is essential in prolonging their durability and appearance. This book describes methods of care and maintenance for textile products, focusing on types of laundering and dry-cleaning processes, chemicals, and equipment, while considering the environmental impacts of these procedures and green cleaning approaches. It details care labelling of garments including electronic care labelling and instructions for different specialty textiles. Factors such as pilling, abrasion, snagging, color fading, and dimensional change are discusses. This book also emphasizes care and maintenance of textiles used for protection from fire, bullets, cold weather and chemicals.
Published: 2018 Format: Paperback ISBN: 978 1 138 56581 4