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.
|Title of host publication||Joining textiles: Principles and applications|
|Editors||Ian Jones, George K Stylios|
|Publisher||Woodhead Publishing Ltd.|
|Number of pages||14|
|Publication status||Published - 24 Jan 2013|
|Name||Woodhead Publishing Series in Textiles No. 110|
Stylios, G. K. (2013). Intelligent sewing systems for garment automation and robotics. In I. Jones, & G. K. Stylios (Eds.), Joining textiles: Principles and applications (pp. 208-221). (Woodhead Publishing Series in Textiles No. 110). Woodhead Publishing Ltd.. http://www.woodheadpublishing.com/en/book.aspx?bookID=1612