Active Coatings for Smart Textiles

Active Coatings for Smart Textiles

Woodhead Publishing Series in Textiles
2016, Pages 1-7
Active Coatings for Smart Textiles

1 - Introduction to active coatings for smart textiles

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Abstract

This chapter begins by differentiating the definitions of finishing, coating, and laminating and then points out the unique features of coating in other textile-wetting technologies. Based on the fundamental definitions, the difference between common and active coating is introduced. This chapter also compares the functions and applications of common and active coated textiles and reviews materials and technologies. Finally, the chapter outlines the contents of the book.

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