Engineering Apparel Fabrics and Garments

Engineering Apparel Fabrics and Garments

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As consumer demands for specific attributes in their textiles increase and global competition intensifies, it is important that the industry finds ways of engineering certain performance requirements into textiles and apparel. This book reviews how fabrics and garments can be engineered to meet technical performance and other characteristics required for the specific end-use. Chapters begin with fabric and garment handle and making - up performance, followed by wear appearance issues, such as wrinkling, pilling and bagging. Further chapters include fabric and garment drape, durability related issues, as well as physiological and psychological comfort. Key topics of fire retardancy, waterproofing, breathability and ultraviolet protection are also discussed. Written by two highly distinguished authors, this is an invaluable book for a wide range of readers in the textile and apparel industries, ranging from textile and garment manufacturers, designers, researchers, developers to buyers. Reviews the engineering of fabrics to meet technical performance requirements for specific end-use Chapters examine various wear appearance issues such as wrinkling, bagging and fabric and garment drape Discusses durability related issues including fire retardancy and waterproofing as well as psychological and physiological fabric comfortJ Fan, L Hunter. 61. 62. 63. 64. 65. 66. 67. 68. 69. 70. 71. 72. 73. 74. 75. 76. 77. 78. 79. tester, d.h. and de boos, a.g., FAST fabrics. ... problems associated with fabric properties, FAST Usera#39;s Manual, p 17 cafaggi, g., Quality finish on worsted fabric, Int Dyer, Aug., 2004, ... u., roczniok, a.f., fassina, c. and ly, n.g., The prediction of garment appearance from measured fabric properties, Proc Int Clothing Conf, anbsp;...

Title:Engineering Apparel Fabrics and Garments
Author:J Fan, L Hunter
Publisher:Elsevier - 2009-05-30


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