Sustainable Innovations in Textile Fibres

  • Subramanian Senthilkannan Muthu

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

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-vii
  2. S. Grace Annapoorani
    Pages 1-30
  3. Shanmugasundaram O. Lakshmanan, Guruprasad Raghavendran
    Pages 31-52
  4. Emine Dilara Kocak, Nigar Merdan, Ilker Mistik, Burcu Yılmaz Sahinbaskan
    Pages 53-80

About this book


This book highlights the innovations in textile fibres, that is the starting point of the supply chain. There are numerous innovations made in terms of making the existing fibres sustainable and also to discover new sustainable fibres. This book deals with those innovative sustainable textile fibres in detail. It also presents an overview of various current textile fibres, their issues associated with sustainability and how new, sustainable fibres overcome those issues. Finally it discusses the challenges and implications of these sustainable fibres on technical and economic fronts.


Sustainable textile fibres Ecologically friendly fibres Natural fibres Agricultural waste extracts Okra plant extracts

Editors and affiliations

  • Subramanian Senthilkannan Muthu
    • 1
  1. 1.KowloonHong Kong

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. 2018
  • Publisher Name Springer, Singapore
  • eBook Packages Engineering Engineering (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-981-10-8577-2
  • Online ISBN 978-981-10-8578-9
  • Series Print ISSN 2197-9863
  • Series Online ISSN 2197-9871
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