Softening finishes

Chi Wai Kan, C. W M Yuen

Research output: Publication in policy / professional / specialist journalArticle (for policy / professional audience)Academic researchpeer-review

1 Citation (Scopus)


Textile softeners differ in chemical nature, but all achieve their softening effect by reducing the coefficient of friction between the fibres, filaments and yarn. Textile softeners are here divided into six categories based on their chemical nature. Their application methods and characteristics are also discussed.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages4
Specialist publicationTextile Asia
Publication statusPublished - 1 Aug 2006

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Business and International Management
  • General Business,Management and Accounting
  • Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering
  • Chemistry (miscellaneous)
  • Polymers and Plastics


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