A Review of Nano Particle Usage on Textile Material against Ultra Violet Radiation


Ultra violet radiation is detrimental to human skin and responsible for various skin diseases that is now worldwide growing concern for the people. Sun screen lotions, however, considered best possible solution but its temporary attachment didn’t bring the real impact. The advancement of nano technology provides a number of techniques to introduce UV protected fabric by applying certain semi conductor metal oxide. So many researches have been carried out to coat the fabric using certain nano particles namely ZnO and TiO2 to improve the UV absorption capacity of material as well as increasing UPF value to protect the human skin which have been playing a significant role to provide UV protected clothing. This paper deals with the harmful impact of ultra violet radiation on human skin, UPF measurement method and UV protective finishing on textile material using nano ZnO and nano TiO2 particle.

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Hossain, M.A. and Rahman, M. (2015) A Review of Nano Particle Usage on Textile Material against Ultra Violet Radiation. Journal of Textile Science and Technology, 1, 93-100. doi: 10.4236/jtst.2015.13010.

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