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What three things can CAD be used for?
Designing,conferencing and research.
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Can you give 3 things that CAM is used for?
3 of following, cut out fabric (up to 50 layers), Embroidery, printing,buttons, pockets and belt loops.
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What are the three main advantages of CAM?
It is quicker, cheaper and more accurate than handmade.
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What are the two disadvantages of CAM?
the machines could break and it takes away jobs.
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What is the Lay Plan?
How the pattern pieces are arranged on the fabric, wasting as little fabric as possible.
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How is the lay plan done in industry?
The computer calculates the most efficient lay plan.
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In industry how is the fabric cut?
with a laser cutter
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What are the three ways to make a fabric?
Knitting, Bonding and Weaving.
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What is weaving done on?
A loom
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What are the warp threads in weaving?
the threads that go down.
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What are the weft threads?
The threads that go from left to right
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What is a plain weave?
over 1 under 1
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What is a twill/drill weave?
over two under two but each line starts one infront of the previous
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What is the difference between twill and drill weave?
Twill have different colour threads on weft and warp, drill has the same colours.
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What is a hopsack weave?
over 2 under 2
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What type of knitting is it when you use needles?
Weft knitting
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How is Warp knitting done?
by machine
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Give an example of something that is knitted?
tights, cardigans and fleece
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Why is warp knitting good?
it doesnt ladder
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How is bonded fabric made?
fibres squashed together by heat and moisture.
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Give and example of a bonded fabric?
Felt and interfacing (vilene)
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What are the two types of yarn?
Continuous filament yarn and stapple yarn
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What are the four natural fibres?
Cotton,Linen, Wool and Silk.
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What does linen come from?
the flax plant
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Give an example of a Synthetic fibre?
Acrylic, Nylon, faux leather and Polyester
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What do Smart materials do?
sense,react adapt to certain conditions
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what three conditions can smarts respond to?
heat,light and moisture.
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In industry how are fibres made and what are they?
They are man-made and synthetic and are made using a spinerette.
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What fabrics have a pile?
Velvet cotton, cordroy cotton and acrylic fur fabric.Wh
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What happens to a weft knit when cut?
it ladders it doesn't fray,
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Whats bad about weft knitting?
it looses its shape easily and ladders easily.
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Whats good about weft knitting?
it retains warmth and has a high elasticity and stretch
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What properties does cotton have?
Strong when wet, inexpensive,burns easy, creases easily, absorbant,easy to care for and sustainable
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What propeties does silk have?
Absorbant,soft,weak when wet,expensive,comfortable and may crease easily.
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What are the properties of Polyester?
Strong when wet, poor absorbancy, cheap, hard wearing and resists bacteria.
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What properties does Nylon have?
Strong when wet,durable, inexpensive and poor absorbency.
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What does the kitemark look like? and what does it mean?
British safety standards
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What is the BEAB label for?
to say that electrical appliances are safe.
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what is the CE label for?
It has European safety standards.
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What are the four way to print a fabric?
Roller printing, block printing and screen printing and rotary screen printing.
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What method of printing is used in industry most?
rotary screen printing.
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What is bespoke production?
One of production. For example a specifically designed for client eg.wedding dress or costume for stage producion
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What is batch production?
A set number of item is made as part of a season for example.
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What is Mass Production?
Product is always being made in large numbers. for example jeans and shirts.
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What is repetitive flow production?
Components are made with sub assembly lines and then come together and can be produce in large numbers at low costs.
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what is Synchronized production?
Each worker does the same task over and over again. Each task should take the same amount of tiime. Items will be made quickly in large numbers for large retailers.
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In quality controls, what is checked?
Safety,standards,size, tolerances been met, apperence and colour,fit for purpose,durablity, flammability regulations.
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What makes organic cotton, organic?
it hasnt been sprayed with any pesticides.
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How can you recycle clothes?
the fabric is broken down into the fibers and re made into something new.
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