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Application of life cycle assessment to sheep production systems: investigating co-production of wool and meat using case studies from major global producers
PurposeMethodology of co-product handling is a critical determinant of calculated resource use and environmental emissions per kilogram (kg) product but has not been examined in detail for differentExpand
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A framework for determining the bonding intensity in hydroentangled nonwoven fabrics
The structural changes in the web and the development of bonding in hydroentangled fabrics are considered as a function of the applied energy. A new fundamental expression to characterize theExpand
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Human wetness perception of fabrics under dynamic skin contact
This experiment studied textile (surface texture, thickness) and non-textile (local skin temperature changes, stickiness sensation and fabric-to-skin pressure) parameters affecting skin wetnessExpand
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High performance textiles for protective clothing
Abstract: In this chapter, the characteristic physical properties of high performance textile materials are reviewed, and examples of their applications in the engineering design of protectiveExpand
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The Thermal Insulation Properties of Spacer Fabrics with a Mechanically Integrated Wool Fiber Surface
In relation to the engineering of compression resistant thermal insulation materials, an unconventional application of hydroentangling technology is introduced in which, lightweight, wool webs areExpand
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Engineering design of high-performance filter fabrics
Abstract In this chapter, the performance requirements of various filter fabrics are overviewed, the engineering design of nonwoven air filter fabrics and liquid woven filter fabrics to achieve theExpand
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Anisotropic liquid absorption in homogeneous two-dimensional nonwoven structures
The anisotropy of liquid absorption is influenced by the fiber orientation distribution in the fabric plane. A unique theoretical analysis of planar fluid transport using D’Arcy’s law withExpand
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Directional Permeability in Homogeneous Nonwoven Structures Part II: Permeability in Idealised Structures
The application of a newly derived model of directional permeability, presented in Part I of this series of papers, is described for a range of specific fibre-orientation profiles. A consideration ofExpand
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Unsteady-state Liquid Transport in Engineered Nonwoven Fabrics having Patterned Structure
  • N. Mao
  • Materials Science
  • 16 September 2009
The initial stage of liquid absorption in unsaturated nonwoven fabrics (e.g. dry wipes, absorbent materials and hygiene products) is an unsteady-state fluid flow. For the purpose of the engineeringExpand
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Effect of fabric structure on the liquid transport characteristics of nonwoven wound dressings
  • N. Mao
  • Materials Science
  • 1 December 2000
Nonwoven materials are widely used in medical and hygiene applications, and may demonstrate significant anisotropic characteristics in liquid transport. This study investigates the anisotropic liquidExpand
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