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 Expert  721881

Expert in Nonwovens and Spun Yarn Technology and Fabric Properties

Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

United Kingdom
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Expert has researched nonwoven fabric structures since 1985 and has developed techniques for automatic measurement of fibre orientation and pore size distributions. He has also supervised the development of on-line monitoring and feedback control techniques for air-laying nonwoven processes. He has recently led research in successfully developing the technology of producing 3D shaped nonwoven products which involves air-laying process and bonding technology developments.

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nonwoven fabric technology


nonwoven fabric web

Since 1990, Expert has been involved with research in the performance of fabrics and has acted as a consultant to many international companies including Marks & Spencer, Procter and Gamble, and Unilever. He has helped companies establish benchmarks for fabric quality control. Expert has conducted research in rotor spinning since 1992 and has established the yarn structure-property-process relationships of rotor yarns. He is also engaged in research of novel yarn production techniques.



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yarn processing


carpet yarn


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cotton yarn manufacturing


spun-yarn manufacturing


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thermal bonding


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Show Secondary and Basic Areas of Expertise

Often requested
with this expert:

Processing of Fibers, Yarns
Woven Fabric Analysis, Dobby Weaving Creation
Polyamide 6 (PA6) and Polyester (PET) Continuous Filament...
Surface Science, Polymers, Textiles, Testing Materials,...

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1989   PhD   Textile Technology   (Undisclosed University)  
1984   BSc   Mechanical Engineering   Eastern China University (ECU), Shanghai, China  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

1990 to


(Undisclosed University)






Expert does research on yarns, nonwovens and fabric performance in clothing and for household uses.

1990 to 1993


(Undisclosed University)


Coats Viyella-Marks & Spencer Centre of Excellence on Fabric Properties


Project Manager


Publications and Patents Summary

Expert has written 15 refereed journal articles, 15 refereed conference papers, and three books. He has one British patent.

Selected Publications and Publishers  
 - Journal of Textile Engineering  
 - Woodhead Publishing  
 - "EDUSPIN" CD-ROM, Gent University  
 - British Patent Application  

Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • Expert was the principle grant holder of the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) project on the production of 3D nonwovens. 3D nonwovens shapes can now be produced in a single process without the need of cutting and reassembling. This eliminates wastage and significantly reduces production costs. The project attracted joint funding from EPSRC and industry of over £320,000.
Recent Client Requests:
  • Knitted fabric expert for consulting on affidavit for patent process in regards to a rib knit material impregnated with a rust inhibitor.
  • Expert in Forum on wipes manufacture.
  • Expert needed for consulting on constuction of Fibre plant.
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your expert consulting needs.  Expert is available for consulting to corporate, legal and government clients.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Expert Witness:
Recent Litigation Client Requests:
  • (Garrnent or fashion or clothing) fabric expert witness for consulting on blended fabric.
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding expert testimony, litigation consulting and support, forensic services, or any related expert witness services.  A few litigation needs include product liability, personal injury, economic loss, intellectual property (patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright), and insurance matters.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Additional Skills and Services:

Expert is an expert in relation to the properties and behaviour of fibres, yarns and fabrics. He is a specialist in yarn manufacturing and thus, provides a series of lectures in yarn production technology and quality control to both undergraduate and MSc students.

Other Skills and Services

His current research projects include: nonwovens technology for producing 3D shapes from fibres; fabric end-use performance; and yarn structures and properties.


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