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Nicola Lees
Mind Map by Nicola Lees, updated more than 1 year ago
Nicola Lees
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Initial Mind Map of the Context

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Science &Textiles
1 New Fibres & Fabrics
1.1 examples
1.1.1 Kevlar
1.1.2 Nomex
1.1.3 Tencel
1.1.4 Fastskin
2 Microfibres
2.1 synthetic
2.1.1 Polyester
2.1.2 Polyamide
2.2 100 times thinner than human hair
2.3 woven, knitted or bonded
2.3.1 Woven tightly to stop water droplets penetrating but let vapour escape
2.4 expensive
3 Micro - encapsulation
3.1 chemicals in fibres
3.1.1 antibacterial socks
3.1.2 scented lingerie
3.2 tiny droplet of chemical coated in a shell
4 Laminated Fabrics
4.1 two or more different layers
4.2 improve fabric properties
4.3 Goretex
4.3.1 Waterproof & breathable
4.3.2 outdoor clothing
4.3.3 made by laminating this membrane between an inner & outer layer.
5 Conductive Fabrics
5.1 integrated electronics
5.2 Conduct through; fibres or coatings
5.3 washable switches
5.3.1 control phones
6 Smart Fabrics
6.1 Thermochromic
6.2 Photochromic
6.3 Hydrochromic
7 Nanomaterials
7.1 The future
7.2 Fibres that have been modified using nanotechnology
7.3 Carbon or synthetic firbres
7.4 Currently used for antibacterial fabrics
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