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Textiles and Clothing Sustainability

Nanotextiles and Sustainability

  • Subramanian Senthilkannan Muthu

Part of the Textile Science and Clothing Technology book series (TSCT)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-v
  2. N. Gokarneshan, P. T. Chandrasekar, L. Suvitha
    Pages 1-56
  3. P. Senthil Kumar, Abishek S Narayan, Abhishek Dutta
    Pages 57-96
  4. Shahid-ul-Islam, Mohd Shabbir, Faqeer Mohammad
    Pages 97-115

About this book


This book highlights the sustainability aspects of textiles and clothing sector in light of nanomaterials and technologies. The invasion of nano in every industrial sector has been important and has made remarkable changes as well as posed new challenges, including the textiles and clothing sector. There is quite a great deal of research happening in terms of nano materials for textiles across the globe, some of which are covered in this book. 


Functional finishing with nanotechnology Nanotextile finishes Nanocomposite textiles Nanofibrous textiles Nano-enabled nonwovens Nano encapsulation of denim Nano particle polyester fabric Nano hydrogel finishing Antimicrobial textiles Nanomaterial coated textiles

Editors and affiliations

  • Subramanian Senthilkannan Muthu
    • 1
  1. 1.Manhattan Centre 8/FSGS Hong Kong Limited Manhattan Centre 8/FHong KongHong Kong

About the editors

Dr. Subramanian Senthilkannan is currently working for SGS as Environmental Services Manager-Asia, based at Hong Kong. He gained his diploma, bachelors and masters in Textile Technology from premier institutes of India. He was awarded doctorate from The Institute of Textiles and Clothing of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University for his dissertation entitled,” Eco-functional Assessment of Grocery Shopping Bags” He also has more than seven years of industrial experience in textile manufacturing, textile testing and sustainability evaluation of various materials. He was an outstanding student throughout his studies and bagged numerous awards and medals including many gold medals in his study period. He has more than 80 academic publications in various textiles and environmental journals to his credit. Additionally he has 2 patents, 6 book chapters and over 25 scientific books and numerous conference publications. He is acting as an editor, editorial board member and reviewer for many international peer-reviewed journals of textiles and environmental science disciplines.

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