Handbook of Technical Textiles – Special Offer 20% discount for NWTexnet members

NWTexnet are pleased to offer in partnership with Professor Richard Horrocks a special offer on the new publications for our Members, including free postage and packing.

Please contact Steve Kay for more details:

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Non members can also obtain 15% discount through the Elsevier website by following the links below for the respective volumes:


Handbook of Technical Textiles Volume 1

Handbook of Technical Textiles Volume 2

Key Features

  • Comprehensive handbook for all aspects of technical textiles
  • Provides updated, detailed coverage of processes, fabric structure, and applications
  • Ideal resource for those interested in high-performance textiles, textile processes, textile processing, and textile applications
  • Many of the original, recognized experts from the first edition update their respective chapters


The first edition of Handbook of Technical Textiles has been an essential purchase for professionals and researchers in this area since its publication in 2000. With revised and updated coverage, including several new chapters, this revised two volume second edition reviews recent developments and new technologies across the field of technical textiles.

Volume 2 – Technical Textile Applications offers an indispensable guide to established and developing areas in the use of technical textiles. The areas covered include textiles for personal protection and welfare, such as those designed for ballistic protection, personal thermal and fire protection, and medical applications; textiles for industrial, transport and engineering applications, including composite reinforcement and filtration; and the growing area of smart textiles.


R&D managers in the technical textile industry; postgraduate students and academic researchers in textile science and technology