Polymers & textiles (J4)

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HESA Subject Description CUG Subject
Polymers & textiles (J400) The study of molecular compounds or filaments. Stresses the use of the raw material rather than how it is extracted. Materials Technology
Polymers technology (J410) The use and development of polymers. Materials Technology
Plastics (J411) The use and development of plastics. Materials Technology
Textiles technology (J420) The use and development of textiles. Materials Technology
Textile chemistry (J421) The development of textiles from chemical compounds. Materials Technology
Dying & colouring of textiles (J422) The study of dying and colouring agents and their application to textiles. Materials Technology
Leather technology (J430) The study of the processing and use of leather. Includes tanning and methods of preserving leather. Materials Technology
Tanning (J431) The conversion of raw hide into leather. Materials Technology
Clothing production (J440) The study of the methods and processes used in the production of clothing. Materials Technology
Machine knitting (J441) The study of the programming and operation of knitting machines. Materials Technology
Commercial tailoring (J442) The making and adaptation of clothing to specific measurements. Materials Technology
Pattern cutting (J443) The design and cutting of patterns from cloth. Materials Technology
Millinery (J444) The design and production of hats. Materials Technology
Footwear production (J445) The design and production of footwear. Materials Technology
Polymers & textiles not elsewhere classified (J490) Miscellaneous grouping for related subjects which do not fit into the other Polymers and Textiles categories. To be used sparingly. Materials Technology