Advanced Textiles AM 321
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Date Created: 09/21/15
AM 321 1242011 61100 PM Serviceability based on AestheticsDurabilityComfortCare Definitions Look them up Aesthetics Visual appeal design 0 What do people look for Color amp texture o Durability 0 How long it will last 23 years 0 How it will wear After wash How it holds up o Comfort 0 Hand How it feels next to skin o Care 0 Dry cleaning or launder AM 321 1242011 61100 PM Serviceability Concepts o A textile product is serviceable when the product can tolerate the duress to which it will be subjected in its intended end use Components 0 Durability o Comfort o Aesthetics o Care 39 i a How determined is determined by end use o TenacityStrength o The ability to withstand pulling forces 0 Tensile strength expresses the breaking load o Abrasion Resistance 0 The ability to withstand rubbing or friction applied to the surface of a fiber or fabric o Cohesiveness o The ability of one fiber to cling to another fiber spandex Elongation Potential 0 The ability to stretch without breaking Elasticity o The ability to stretch and recover to its original shape immediately after removal of the stretching force Flexibility o The ability to tolerate bending without breaking ml 2 o The ability of a fiber or fabric to retain a given size and shape over time o Absorbency o The ability to take up moisture 1 o Hydrophilic Loves water Cotton 0 Hydrophobic Hates water Polyester 0 Hygroscopic Ability if a substance to absorb moisture from the atmosphere wool Wicking o The transport of fluids through the textile structure 0 Capillary action Electrical Conductivity o The ability of a textile to conduct electricity is not created 0 Static cling polyester All fibers that are hydrophobic fibers are drawn to static Thermal conductivity 0 The ability of a textile to transmit heat to and from the body 0 Good for summer wear Cotton and other cellulosic fibers 0 Good for winter wear Wool poor for summer Allergenic potential 0 Property of some textile components to cause irritation to the skin Wool because of the scales on fiber Density 0 The weight per unit volume of a fiber or fabric Aesthetic Appeal Color 0 Visual experience 0 First property that consumers notice 0 Dye Affinity The degree to which fibers and fabrics accept dyes or color pigments Fibers that are difficult to dye have very little use and vice versa Most manufactured and synthetic fibers are harder to dye n Olefins o Polypropylene Polyethylene Luster o The sheen caused by light reflected from the surface of the fiber or fabric Translucent o The quality of allowing light to pass diffusely o Opposite is Opaque Drape o The way a fabric deforms or folds when arranged or hung loosely Texture 0 Visual and Tactile looking amp feeling 0 Second property consumers notice Hand 0 Properties perceived by touching or manipulating a fabric 0 Subjective Related to comfort as well 0 Flexibility Flexible Pliable Limp Vs Stiff Rigid Compressibility Soft Vs Hard Extensibility Stretchy Vs NonStretchy Resilience O O O O Spring Vs Limp 0 Density Compact Vs Open Surface Contour Rough Vs Smooth Surface Friction O O Harsh Vs Slippery Thermal Character 0 Ca re Warm Vs Cool Durability Colorfastness Most important FlammabilityInflammability Chemical Reactivity Heat Tolerance Biological Resistance Sunlight Resistance
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