This book provides a comprehensive review of denim fabric manufacture, manufacturing and finishing of jeans, novel applications, and environmental impacts
1 Denim and jeans: an overview Part One: Denim fabric manufacture 2 Cotton fibre for denim manufacture 3 Indigo dye and reduction techniques 4 Indigo dyeing technology for denim yarns 5 Dyeing of denim yarns with non-indigo dyes 6 Weaving technologies for manufacturing denim Part Two: Manufacture and finishing of jeans 7 Role of denim and jeans in the fashion industry 8 Joining techniques for denim jeans 9 Dyeing technologies for denim garments 10 Digital printing techniques for denim jeans 11 Washing techniques for denim jeans 12 Biotechnological washing of denim jeans 13 Reduced water washing of denim garments 14 Finishing of jeans and quality control 15 Comfort aspects of denim garments Part Three: Novel applications and environmental aspects 16 Novel varieties of denim fabrics 17 Non-apparel applications of denim 18 Recovery and recycling of denim waste 19 Effluent treatment in denim and jeans manufacture 20 Environmental impacts of denim manufacture
Dr Roshan Paul is the Head of Research & Innovation of the Department of Function and Care at the Hohenstein Institute in Germany. He is an alumnus of the Institute of Chemical Technology in India and is a Chartered Colourist of the Society of Dyers and Colourists in the UK.
"...an unprecedented collection of valuable information on Denim Chronicle starting from selection of raw material to spinning, winding, warping, dyeing, sizing, weaving, washing, garmenting to jeans and so on. No such detailed study on denim has been complied so far." --Indian Journal of Fibre & Textile Research, Denim "...a unique source of information about this very important field of textile production...recommended for professionals as well as undergraduate students...should form part of any library that focuses on textiles or textile production." --Coloration Technology "...a valuable resource for R&D managers in the denim, chemical, biotechnology, machinery, laundry, garment and fashion industries, as well as academic researchers..." --Asian Textile Journal "This go to denim guide and authentic reference book covers denim aspects from jean washing to environmental impacts. The history and social influence of denim are included..." --Apparel Magazine "...provides a thorough review of denim technologies while maintaining a high level of technological content on spinning, dyeing, weaving, garments, washing, finishing and other applications." --Asian Dyer