The Journal of The Textile Institute 

The Textile Institute’s Research Journal

The Journal of The Textile Institute, first published in 1910, is one of the leading international publications devoted to research and innovation in all areas of textiles, including, science, engineering, economics, management, marketing and design.

The Journal is published on behalf of The Textile Institute by Taylor & Francis and 12 issues are published each year.

The Journal of The Textile Institute publishes papers focusing on scientific and technical subjects, including fundamental theoretical or experimental investigations, developments in production processes, machinery, treatment, dyeing, finishing, testing and use in relation to all aspects of textiles including fibres, yarns, fabrics, clothing and footwear, interior and technical textiles.

The Journal of The Textile Institute is abstracted/indexed in: Chemical Abstract Service; Coloration Technology Abstracts; Compendex; Science Citation Index – Expanded; SCOPUS; INSPEC; Polymer Library; Textile Technology Index; TOGA; World Textile Abstracts.



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Editors in Chief  

Prof X Wang CText FTI PhD Pro Vice-Chancellor (Future Fibres), Deakin University, Australia

Dr X Chen CText FTI PhD Reader in Textile Engineering and Materials, Department of Materials, The University of Manchester, UK


Prof B Ding PhD Vice Director, Innovation Center for Textile Science & Technology, Donghua University, China

Prof R Laing Hon FTI CText FTI PhD MS DipEd Acting Director, Centre for Materials Science & Technology, University of Otago, New Zealand

Prof E Parrish PhD Ms Bs Associate Professor, College of Health and Human Performance, East Carolina University, USA

Dr S S Muthu PhD Research Associate, Institute of Textiles and Clothing, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong

Editorial Board:

M D de Araujo  University of Minho, Portugal
Prof C M Carr University of Leeds, UK
Prof E Devaux  ENSAIT, France
Prof T Ghosh  North Carolina State University, USA
Dr T Gries  Institut für Textiltechnik, Germany
Prof M A Hann CText FTI University of Leeds, UK
Prof A Hines  Manchester Metropolitan University, UK
Prof S Jayaraman  Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
K Kajiwara  Otsuma Women’s University, Japan
T J Kang  Seoul National University, Republic of Korea
Prof P Kiekens  University of Ghent, Belgium
Dr P Kilduff  California State Polytechnic University, USA
Prof V K Kothari  Indian Institute of Technology, India
I Krucinska  Technical University of Lodz, Poland
A M Manich  CSIC Spanish National Research Council, IQAC, Barcelona, Spain
Prof J Militky  Technical University of Liberec, Czech Republic
Dr R Paul CText FTI  University of Beira Interior, Portugal
Prof S Russell  CText FTI University of Leeds, UK
Dr M W Suh  North Carolina State University, USA
Prof X M Tao CText FTI   Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
I Tarakcioglu  Ege University, Turkey
Dr C Warfield  Auburn University, USA
Prof J H Xin  Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong