Fiber Science 2 - Man-made Fibers

Lecturer Gries
Lecture hours see RWTH online
Scope L2 (3 CP)
Script script available in lecture of from our study advice office
Exam written
Course program Bachelor
Semester summer


This lecture is taught in English only. For your convenience, we have translated the contents.

This lecture covers the processing technology and the machines for the production of man-made fibers made from crude oil and of biopolymers.

The topics:

  1. Products and properties
  2. Markets
  3. Polymer production
  4. Yarn formation
  5. Drawing and take-up
  6. Spinning processes for staple fiber and filament production
  7. After treatment
  8. Texturing
  9. Fine fibers
  10. Biopolymers