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Recycled Polyester

Manufacturing, Properties, Test Methods, and Identification

  • Subramanian Senthilkannan Muthu

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

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-v
  2. P. Senthil Kumar, G. Janet Joshiba
    Pages 1-14
  3. Gonzalo Martínez-Barrera, Angel Martínez-López, Enrique Vigueras-Santiago, Miguel Martínez-López
    Pages 15-28
  4. Yijing Qin, Muchao Qu, Joachim Kaschta, Vincent Allen, Dirk W. Schubert
    Pages 29-67
  5. P. Senthil Kumar, S. Suganya
    Pages 69-88

About this book


This book provides an overview of recycled polyesters, which are an important sustainable raw material in textile production. It discusses the manufacturing methods and the unique properties of recycled polyesters manufactured using the different methods. It also highlights the various test methods and identification mechanisms for recycled polyesters, which are very essential for ensuring the traceability and conformity of usage of recycled polyester in the final product.


Textile Production Supply Chain Management Sustainable Raw Materials Clothing Supply Chain Polyester Resin Recycling Composite Materials Polyester Manufacturing Sustainable Supply Chain

Editors and affiliations

  • Subramanian Senthilkannan Muthu
    • 1
  1. 1.SgT Group & APIHong KongHong Kong

About the editors

Dr Subramanian Senthilkannan Muthu holds a Ph.D. in Textiles Sustainability and has written around 60 books and 80 research publications. He is well known for his contributions in the field and has extensive academic and industrial experience. He is the Editor-in-Chief of the Textiles & Clothing Sustainability Journal.

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