Commentary - (2023) Volume 13, Issue 2
Received: 02-Feb-2023, Manuscript No. jtese-23-96540;
Editor assigned: 04-Feb-2023, Pre QC No. P-96540;
Reviewed: 16-Feb-2023, QC No. Q-96540;
Revised: 21-Feb-2023, Manuscript No. R-96540;
, DOI: 10.37421/2165-8064.2023.13.528
Citation: Chowhan, Swati. “Composites Made with Textile Materials.” J Textile Sci Eng 13 (2023): 528.
Copyright: © 2023 Chowhan S. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
Textile materials have been widely used in various industrial sectors for their versatility and durability. They have been traditionally used for clothing and fashion accessories, but in recent years, there has been a growing interest in utilizing textile materials for composites. A composite material is made up of two or more distinct materials that, when combined, produce a material with unique properties that are superior to the individual components. Textile materials offer several advantages over other materials when used in composites, such as high strength, flexibility, and lightweight. In this article, we will discuss the application of textile materials in composites. Textile materials are classified into two categories: natural and synthetic. Natural textile materials are obtained from animals and plants. Examples of natural textile materials include cotton, silk, wool, and flax. Synthetic textile materials, on the other hand, are made from chemical processes. Examples of synthetic textile materials include polyester, nylon, and acrylic. Both natural and synthetic textile materials can be used in composites, depending on the application .
The most common textile material used in composites is fiberglass. Fiberglass is made by weaving glass fibers into a fabric. The fabric is then impregnated with a resin, which hardens to form a rigid structure. Fiberglass composites are lightweight and have high strength, which makes them ideal for applications where weight is a concern, such as in the aerospace and automotive industries. Fiberglass composites are also used in the construction industry for building panels, doors, and windows. Another textile material that is commonly used in composites is carbon fiber. Carbon fiber composites are known for their high strength-to-weight ratio, which makes them ideal for applications where weight is a concern. Carbon fiber composites are used in the aerospace industry for aircraft components, such as wings and fuselages. They are also used in the automotive industry for high-performance cars and racing bikes .
Kevlar is another textile material that is used in composites. Kevlar is a synthetic fiber that is known for its high strength and resistance to impact. Kevlar composites are used in the aerospace and defense industries for bulletproof vests, helmets, and other protective gear. In addition to these traditional textile materials, there has been a growing interest in utilizing natural fibers, such as flax and hemp, in composites. Natural fiber composites have several advantages over traditional composites. They are renewable, biodegradable, and have a lower environmental impact. Natural fiber composites are also lightweight and have good mechanical properties. They are used in the automotive industry for interior parts, such as door panels and dashboards. One of the most significant advantages of using textile materials in composites is their ability to be shaped and molded into complex shapes. Textile materials can be woven into various shapes, such as tubes, cylinders, and spheres, which can be used to create complex structures. Textile composites can be molded into any shape, which makes them ideal for applications where complex shapes are required .
Textile materials can also be designed to have specific properties, such as thermal and electrical conductivity. By adding conductive fibers, such as carbon or copper, textile materials can be used as sensors and in electronic devices. Textile materials can also be designed to be fire-resistant, which makes them ideal for applications where fire safety is a concern. Textile composites are also being used in the medical industry for prosthetic devices and implants. Textile materials, such as silk and collagen, are biocompatible, which means that they do not cause an immune response when implanted in the body. Textile composites can be used to create scaffolds for tissue engineering and to repair damaged tissues and organs. In conclusion, the application of textile materials in composites has several advantages over traditional materials. Textile composites are lightweight, have [4,5].