Technical features: Antimicrobial finishes

Chi Wai Kan, C. W M Yuen

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


Microbial infection poses danger to both living and non-living matters. Obnoxious smell from inner garments such as socks, spread of diseases, staining and degradation of textiles are some of the detrimental effects of microbes. Though the use of antimicrobials has been known for decades, only in the past two years have attempts been made to finish textiles with antimicrobial compounds.
Original languageEnglish
Specialist publicationTextile Asia
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jul 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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