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Textiles (Science Files: Materials)
by Steve Parker
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0836830865, Library Binding)This new series looks at a range of common materials and explores where each one comes from, how it is extracted, purified, designed, manufactured and recycled. Each book examines the material's properties and the technologies used to shape it into products used in everyday life. Features include: lavish illustration with photos and detailed technical artwork; technology boxes showing the steps in a particular manufacturing process; historical facts explaining how processes were done in the past; into the future sections which look at what advances might be made in the 21st Century
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Discusses various natural and artificial fibers that are used to produce cloth, and examines processes used to transform those fibers into clothing, household items, and technological devices.
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