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CAD/CAM in Textile Manufacturing

CAD/CAM in Textile Manufacturing

This resource looks at how CAD/CAM is transforming all sections of the textile industry, from digital printing and embroidery to knitting and laser cutting. For each case study, designers and manufacturers explain how they work in function of new technologies and discuss the benefits CAD/CAM brings to their business.

 

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27 mins

£40.00

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Designing for the User: Inclusive Design for Graphics & Resistant Materials

Designing for the User: Inclusive Design for Graphics & R...

Learn how to create products that meet user need and are inclusive. Designers explain how they: research their market; consider the values and needs of their users and work with ergonomic and anthropometric data. The resource also explores how designers are responding to the challenges of demographic change and inclusive design. It provides exampl...

32 mins

£45.00

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ICT in Textiles: Design, Practice and Process

ICT in Textiles: Design, Practice and Process

This resource looks at the impact of new technology on the global fashion and textile industry. A top fashion design house shows how ICT, CAD and CAM has revolutionised the way they communicate with their global manufacturing partners – from speeding up the design process to improving accuracy and efficiency of production – enabling them to turn...

30 mins

£40.00

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Industrial Design and Testing: Designing for Innovation and Safety

Industrial Design and Testing: Designing for Innovation a...

A fantastic way to bring real and relevant industrial design into the classroom illustrating some of the considerations designers have to take into account. Footage of physical and virtual tests, filmed at Volvo’s crash testing facility, will provide an excellent starting point for students when testing, evaluating and modifying their own designs. ...

25 mins

£40.00

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Industrial Dyeing and Printing

Industrial Dyeing and Printing

This resource provides clear explanations and footage of: dye recipes being developed and tested in the laboratory; industrial printing methods including flat-bed, carousel and roller screen-print, as well as transfer printing and flocking. The final section looks at how factories manage the environmental impact of their waste products.

 

33 mins

£40.00

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Testing Textiles

Testing Textiles

This resource looks at the different tests fabrics and products have to undergo before they hit the shelves. Using examples from high street retailer, New Look and outdoor specialists, Millets and Blacks, it shows industrial textiles testing laboratories and includes footage and clear explanations of tests for flammability, abrasion and pilling, ...

33 mins

£40.00

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Textiles Mass Production: Systems and Techniques

Textiles Mass Production: Systems and Techniques

This resource provides numerous examples of commercial production methods and systems, including job, batch, quantity/mass production and JIT. It includes examples of both hand and digitized pattern laying, cutting and marking up, including straight and rotating blade cutters, computerized laser cutting tables and hot drill. It covers assembly, us...

27 mins

£40.00

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