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. fl.CugSubject
Polymers technology (J410) The use and development of polymers. fl.CugSubject
Plastics (J411) The use and development of plastics. fl.CugSubject
Textiles technology (J420) The use and development of textiles. fl.CugSubject
Textile chemistry (J421) The development of textiles from chemical compounds. fl.CugSubject
Dying & colouring of textiles (J422) The study of dying and colouring agents and their application to textiles. fl.CugSubject
Leather technology (J430) The study of the processing and use of leather. Includes tanning and methods of preserving leather. fl.CugSubject
Tanning (J431) The conversion of raw hide into leather. fl.CugSubject
Clothing production (J440) The study of the methods and processes used in the production of clothing. fl.CugSubject
Machine knitting (J441) The study of the programming and operation of knitting machines. fl.CugSubject
Commercial tailoring (J442) The making and adaptation of clothing to specific measurements. fl.CugSubject
Pattern cutting (J443) The design and cutting of patterns from cloth. fl.CugSubject
Millinery (J444) The design and production of hats. fl.CugSubject
Footwear production (J445) The design and production of footwear. fl.CugSubject
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. fl.CugSubject