Designing knitted apparel by engineering the attributes of shape memory alloy

R. C C Winchester, George K. Stylios

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Abstract

This paper discusses how shape memory alloy can be engineered to provide new design concepts that enhance the aesthetic appeal of knitted textiles for apparel. It focuses on the range of techniques and processes used to accommodate the specific characteristics and requirements of the shape memory alloy and it describes a new approach to the overall design construct.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)359-366
Number of pages8
JournalInternational Journal of Clothing Science and Technology
Volume15
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2003

Keywords

  • Clothing
  • Design
  • Textiles

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