Intelligent sewing systems for garment automation and robotics

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Types of fabric and their joining requirements. Part 1 Sewing technology: The mechanics of stitching; The sewing of textiles; Mechanisms of sewing machines; Problems relating to sewing; The quality and performance of sewn seams; Intelligent sewing systems for garment automation and robotics. Part 2 Adhesive bonding of textiles: Adhesive bonding of textiles: Principles, types of adhesive and methods of use; Adhesives bonding of textiles: Applications; Bonding requirements in coating and laminating of textiles. Part 3 Welding technologies: The use of heat sealing, hot air and hot wedge to join textile materials; Ultrasonic and dielectric welding of textiles; Laser seaming of fabrics; Properties and performance of welded or bonded seams. Part 4 Applications of joining textiles: The appearance of seams in non-iron shirts; Seams in car seat coverings: Properties and performance; Joining of wearable electronic components; Joining of technical textiles with stringent seam demands; Nonwoven materials and joining techniques; Epilogue: Joining textiles.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationJoining textiles: Principles and applications
EditorsIan Jones, George K Stylios
PublisherWoodhead Publishing Ltd.
Number of pages14
ISBN (Electronic)9780857093967
ISBN (Print)9781845696276
Publication statusPublished - 24 Jan 2013

Publication series

NameWoodhead Publishing Series in Textiles No. 110


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