Flammability of fabrics and garments

Jintu Fan, L. Lau

Research output: Chapter in book / Conference proceedingChapter in an edited book (as author)Academic researchpeer-review

2 Citations (Scopus)


Flammability of garments is a major safety concern. In this chapter, the effects of the properties and processing parameters of fibre, yarn and fabric as well as the effects of garment design on flammability are discussed. Test methods and standards for the flammability of textiles and clothing are also reviewed.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationEngineering Apparel Fabrics and Garments
PublisherElsevier Ltd.
Number of pages22
ISBN (Print)9781845691349
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2009

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Engineering(all)


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