Textiles - June 2010 sample

Why is a computer aided embroidery a suitable technique for manufacturing a logo?
It produces identical results. Easy to produce large quantities.
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What are qualities of laminated fabric?
Repels water and oil based spills. Crease resistant.
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Why would the manufacturer take a sample of the seams on the garments?
To check tolerance levels for accurate sizing.
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What changes does calendering have on the effect of cotton fabric?
Smoother, shinier and watermark effect.
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Why would a fabric be mercerised?
Stronger, softer, shiny, more absorbent.
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Which biological finishes can be applied to denim?
Biopolishing or biostoning.
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Name two different types of printing technique.
Block printing and screen printing.
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Why are batch production methods used for fashion items?
Made in standard sizes, identical items produced, assembled quickly.
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What are the advantages of using a CIM system to produce textile items?
Fewer workers so lower wages. Fewer errors so quality and reliability increased. Faster and more flexible manufacturing because machines are easily reprogrammed.
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What are the advantages of using a CAD program to create and grade flat pattern pieces?
Faster process than by hand, changes and adjustments can be made easily, CAD can work out the calculations for different sizes, reduce the cost of the product.
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How can ICT be used to monitor quality?
Problems are identified earlier so there is less wastage.
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Give four properties of silk.
Fine, soft, smooth, shiny.
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What are two characteristics of a filament fibre?
Continuous and straight.
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What are the two types of twist used when making yarns?
S and Z.
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Give an example of a blended fabric.
Denim and elastane.
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Describe one way in which light sensitive fabrics have benfitted the consumer.
Combat uniforms change colour in order to blend into surroundings.
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What are two ways cotton can cause problems for the environment?
Takes up large amounts of land in many countries where it is more important to grow crops. Needs pesticides which can cause harm to the growers and harvesters.
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What is one benefit to the environment of using synthetic fibres to make clothing?
Natural resources are not used as they are made from chemicals.
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Card 2

Front

What are qualities of laminated fabric?

Back

Repels water and oil based spills. Crease resistant.

Card 3

Front

Why would the manufacturer take a sample of the seams on the garments?

Back

Preview of the front of card 3

Card 4

Front

What changes does calendering have on the effect of cotton fabric?

Back

Preview of the front of card 4

Card 5

Front

Why would a fabric be mercerised?

Back

Preview of the front of card 5
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