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Structure of Silk Yarn Part B: Chemical Structure and Processing of Silk Yarn

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Edited By: N Hojo
329 pages, B/w plates, illus, figs, tabs
Structure of Silk Yarn
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  • Structure of Silk Yarn ISBN: 9781578081516 Hardback Dec 2000 Out of Print #116367
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Part 1 Chemical structure of silk yarn: chemical structure of silk fibroin; chemical and structural characteristics of wild cocoon and silk; chemical and structural characteristics of silk sericin; synthesis and conformation of the model compounds for crystalline part of bombyx mori; polyamino acid fibres as the silk models; mechanical denaturation of the model compounds for silk fibroin in solutions; metal complexes of silk protein; adsorption behaviour of metal ions on silk and their effect on the photo-degradation of silk. Part 2 Processing of silk yarn and silk fabric: handling of silk fabrics; physical analysis of the gloss and scrooping sound of silk; size structure of raw silk thread; chemistry of silk dyeing; tin-weighting of silk; chemical finishing of silk fibre - the chemical modification with epoxy compounds in the wet process.

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Out of Print
Edited By: N Hojo
329 pages, B/w plates, illus, figs, tabs
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