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22nd March 2009, Dublin

Advances in Knitting Technology report


Research and Markets has announced the addition of Woodhead Publishing Ltd's new report "Advances in Knitting Technology" to their offering.

Knitted textiles and apparel represent approximately one third of the global textile market, together with the advances of new technical applications for knitted textiles, this book will be an important text for designers, engineers and technicians involved in the manufacture and use of knitted textiles and garments.

Part 1, the first part, chapters begin with a review of the fundamental principles of knitting, including the types of knitting and properties achieved.

Part 2 of the book reviews the major technological advances in knitting such as advances in weft knitting and knitted fabric composites.

Part 3 discusses technical knitted applications such as medical textiles.

Key Topics Covered:

- Overview of knitting

- Types and suitability of yarns for knitting

- Modeling of knitting

- Weft knitted structures for industrial applications

- Computerized flat-bed knitting technology

- Knitted fabric composites

- Engineered compression garments

- Weft knitted structures for sound absorption

- Weft knitted structures for moisture management


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