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New Book Release : Denim – Manufacture, Finishing and Applications

New Book Release

Denim : Manufacture, Finishing and Applications

Edited by : Roshan Paul
ISBN : 978-0-85709-843-6
Price : USD 246.50 (After 15% Discount) available here.


Hardcover : 612 pages; Published by Woodhead Publishing Ltd (23 April 2015); Language: English ISBN-10: 0857098438; ISBN-13: 978-0857098436 Product Dimensions: 4.4 x 15.9 x 23.5 cm

Denim : Manufacture, Finishing and Applications provides exhaustive coverage of denim manufacture, jeans washing, novel applications and environmental impacts. It also contains information on the history and social influence of denim, and includes the details relevant to the fashion and apparel industry. The topics covered are comprehensive with contributions from experts the world over, and the book is offered as an authentic reference book for any relevant information on denim.

The book has “Denim and jeans: an overview” by Roshan Paul and has been divided into three parts : Denim fabric manufacture (5 papers); Manufacture and finishing of jeans (9 papers) and Novel applications and environmental aspects (5 papers). The papers include : Cotton fibre for denim manufacture; Indigo dye and reduction techniques; Indigo dyeing technology for denim yarns; Dyeing of denim yarns with non-indigo dyes; Weaving technologies for manufacturing denim; Role of denim and jeans in the fashion industry; Joining techniques for denim jeans; Dyeing technologies for denim garments; Digital printing techniques for denim jeans; Washing techniques for denim jeans; Biotechnological washing of denim jeans; Reduced water washing of denim garments; Finishing of jeans and quality control; Comfort aspects of denim garments; Novel varieties of denim fabrics; Non-apparel applications of denim; Recovery and recycling of denim waste; Effluent treatment in denim and jeans manufacture; Environmental impacts of denim manufacture.

  • Provides a thorough review of denim manufacturing and jeans washing technologies.
  • Includes details relevant to the fashion and apparel industry while maintaining a high level of technological content on spinning, dyeing, weaving, garments, washing, finishing and other applications.
  • Includes several contributions from industry experts.

Dr. Roshan Paul

Dr. Roshan Paul

Roshan Paul, 44, graduated in Textile Chemistry from the Institute of Chemical Technology (ICT), Mumbai in 1995 and holds Masters and Doctorate degrees in Chemical Technology from the same institute. He is a Senior Life Member of AATCC, and a Chartered Colourist and a Fellow of the Society of Dyers and Colourists. He has previously worked in the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC) in Barcelona, Clariant in Mumbai and LEITAT Technological Center in Terrassa (Barcelona). He has vast experience in managing European R&D projects and has several publications in the area of the applied research. Since 2013, he has been working as the Head of Research & Innovation of the Function and Care Department of the Hohenstein Institute in Germany.

Hohenstein Institute is among the most important independent research and testing institutions in the textile sector. It comprises of four different institutes: Hohenstein Textile Testing Institute GmbH & Co. KG, Hohenstein Laboratories GmbH & Co. KG, Hohenstein Academy e.V. and Hohenstein Institut für Textilinnovation gGmbH, which is a private non-profit research institute. It is involved in the application oriented research and development of innovative products and processes to open up new market segments for the entire textile industry and its target markets. The Function and Care Department of this institute is working mainly in the areas of textile finishing and coating, spectroscopy, Personal Protective Equipments, 3-D body scanning, physiological evaluation and optimisation of wear comfort, industrial laundry, development and testing of multifunctional textiles, etc.

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