This title is a unique and comprehensive guide to cutting room operations, providing detailed coverage of procedures best practice and latest technology for managers, technologists, technicians, manufacturers and students.
This new edition is updated to present the latest advances in automated cutting technology, including advanced spreading methods and machines, advanced knife and laser cutting systems, and fully automated fabric pattern matching methods, processing garment and home and technical textiles.
Drawing on her extensive practical experience, the author begins by reviewing initial steps such as unloading, sorting, and quality control of materials, before discussing subsequent operations, including lay planning and marker making, manual and automated spreading and cutting, fusing of cut components, and final work operations in the cutting room. The book also marker making, spreading, and cutting of more intricate fabrics such as striped fabrics and fabrics with check, motif, and border patterns; narrow lace; and pile fabrics giving detailed information about traditionally used manual work methods and latest advanced automated processing methods.
With essential information on cutting room operations and best practice, Industrial Cutting of Textile materials, Second Edition, provides production managers, technologists and other manufacturing specialists with the knowledge they need in order to increase raw material utilization and with it reduce production costs, maximize process efficiency, control production processes effectively, and improve ready product quality. The book also enables academics and students engaged in the field of textile technology to gain a solid understanding of cutting room procedures.
ISBN: 9780081021224 Format: Paperback Published: 2018