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Finishing Technology

Code 9578
Year 1
Semester S2
ECTS Credits 6
Workload PL(30H)/T(30H)
Scientific area Ciência e Tecnologia Têxteis
Mode of delivery Face-to-Face. Theoretical-practical classes.
Work placements Not applicable.
Learning outcomes Describe the various finishing processes of textile materials
Describe the principles and theories underlying the textile finishing processes
Relate the properties of textile materials with these processes
Learn how to describe the different textile finishing processes
Learn how to relate the properties of textile materials with these processes
Perform experimental work that simulate industrial textile finishing operations
Syllabus Chemistry of reticulants: chemical stability and reactivity, the hydrolysis of reticulants compounds. Acidic and alkaline catalysts. Equilibrium States. Surfactants and detergency.
Theories of fixing of wool. Moth proof and antifelting finishes on wool. Anti-pilling, anti-static, hydrophobic and flame resistant finishes
Special finishes: odours retention, protection from UV radiation, anti-microbial and others.
Textile coating: textile substrates and their characteristics. Polymers. Application of polymer systems. Nature and functions of additives used. Processes and equipment for the application of coatings.
Main Bibliography Lewin, M., Sello, S.B., Handbook of Fiber Science and Technology - Chemical Processing of Fibers and Fabrics - Functional Finishes, A e B, Marcell Dekker, New York, 1984.
Hall, A.J., Textile Finishing, American Elsevier Publishing Company, Inc., 1966.
Hill, D.J., e outros, An Introduction to Textiles - Textile Wet Processing, Vol. IV, Eurotex, 1993.
Lucas, J.M., Sebenta de Tecnologia do Acabamento, UBI, Covilhã.
Knott, J. e Robinson, B., Wool Carbonising, Eurotex, 1994.
Van Parys, M., Coating, Eurotex, 1994.
Simonet, G., Guide des Techniques de L´Enoblissement Textile, SPIET, Paris, 1982.
Hall, A.J., The Standard Hanbook of Textiles, Newnes-Butterworths, 1975.
Viallier, P., Energy Uses in the Textile Finishing Industry, Eurotex, 1990.
Language Portuguese. Tutorial support is available in English.
Last updated on: 2012-05-28

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