This first-of-its-kind book provides a single source of cutting-edge information on braiding, covering the technology from concept to product design and application. The text explains the basic principles of braiding technology for industrial textiles, composites, and products. It identifies the key parameters that influence the braiding process and its produced structures, and shows how to control these parameters to achieve the desired material characteristics. It discusses various structure modeling and analysis techniques and software tools. It also describes various application requirements and their design solutions.