Bookcover of Natural Dyeing of Woven Himalayan Nettle Fabric for UV Protection
Booktitle:

Natural Dyeing of Woven Himalayan Nettle Fabric for UV Protection

A step towards the environmental and social sustainaibility

LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing (2016-09-14 )

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ISBN-13:

978-3-659-94660-8

ISBN-10:
3659946605
EAN:
9783659946608
Book language:
English
Blurb/Shorttext:
This book deals with the value addition of nettle fabric for the UV protection properties. The demand for UV protective textiles has been increasing day by day as UV radiation has been causing various health problems including tanning, sun allergies skin aging and skin cancer. Nettle fabric is a product of nettle plant (Girardinia diversifolia) that is found in abundance in Himalayan region of the Indian subcontinent as well as other continents also. Nettle fabric is an ecofriendly fabric as nettle plant does not requires any pesticides to flourish like cotton.This book mainly comprises the weaving and natural dyeing of nettle fabric for efficient UV protection properties. The present study may be useful for designing and development of products such as hat, curtains and blinds for UV protection using nettle fiber and natural colorants. This book comprises the reviews about the health hazards of UV rays, UV protection properties of fabric, nettle and natural dyes specifically madder and cutch dyes. The detail processes of weaving and dyeing of nettle fabric has been included.The effect of weaving and natural dyeing on the UV protection proprieties has also been discussed.
Publishing house:
LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing
Website:
https://www.lap-publishing.com/
By (author) :
Deepti Pargai, Manisha Gahlot, Anita Rani
Number of pages:
116
Published on:
2016-09-14
Stock:
Available
Category:
Ecology
Price:
49.90 €
Keywords:
UV Protection, Himalayan Nettle fabric, Natural dyeing, Eco-friendly textiles, weaving

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