Fibers used for high-performance apparel

  title={Fibers used for high-performance apparel},
  author={Tasneem Sabir},
High-performance fibers are developed with unique properties to protect the body. Protection and survival in hostile environment can be linked to highly innovative and smart textiles. Creating such fabrics requires the knowledge and appreciation of high-performance fibers. This chapter explains the structure, properties, and applications of natural and manufactured fibers within areas of high-performance apparel. The first part of this chapter describes the conventional fibers used in… CONTINUE READING