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Chapter 20-1 - o Aerospace materials, sports equipment...

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Chapter 20 – Other Fabric Construction Methods Multi-component fabrics: Multi-component fabrics: products created by combining two or more textile materials (fibers, yarns, fabrics) Carpets: Three dimensional structures achieved by stitching pile yarns into a base fabric or by special weaving processes that include base yarns and pile yarns Over 90% of U.S. carpets are made by tufting Tufting: o Punching 1 st component (loops of yarn)through 2 nd component (woven or nonwoven backing) Textile-reinforced composites: One or more textile components impregnated with or embedded in a resin matrix o Glass, carbon, ceramic, or aramid fibers may be used o Polyester, polypropylene, polyethylene, epoxy matrix o Quality based on adhesion between fiber and matrix
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Unformatted text preview: o Aerospace materials, sports equipment Embroidery: • Method of decorating fabrics o 2 components: Fabric base Decorative yarn-Crewel embroidery Crewel wool Traditional embroidery type o Cross-stitch embroidery 2 stitches form an X o Needlepoint embroidery Hundreds of tiny stitches are covering canvas base • Applique’ o Often combined with embroidery o Base fabric with small decorative pieces of cloth applied on top • Machine embroidery o Applied to cloth after completion o Schiffli embroidery process o All hand embroidery stitches cannot be produced o Computer – design changes and stitch variation...
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This note was uploaded on 01/19/2012 for the course HUEC 2040 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '08 term at LSU.

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