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ISO standard energy management practices in textile finishing - an overview


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  • The paper provides an overview of prominent standard energy management practices that can be applied in the textile finishing industry. It uses the ISO 50001 standard which provides management guidelines and approaches to the textile sector organizations leading to increased efficiency, reduced cost through less energy consumption, and improved energy performance. Various approaches including the use of energy-efficient equipment for energy management have been discussed.

    The important factors that would be influenced by the energy management standard in textile finishing, ranging over fiber processing, pretreatments, dyeing, printing, and special effects, are identified for improvement and discussed in this paper.

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  • Energy management professionals
  • Machinery and equipment makers
  • Production professionals
  • Textile industry sustainability professionals
  • Keywords

  • ISO 50001:2001
  • Energy efficient drying
  • Combined special finishing processes
  • Plasma treatment of fibrous materials
  • Super-critical CO2 for textile processing
  • Product Category

    • Fabric

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