Textiles- manufacturing ICT

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name 3 advantages of using computers for designers and manufacturers
1. save time 2. cut costs 3. increase accuracy 4. record information
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name 4 controlling machines
1. knitting machines 2. pattern making machines 3. cutting machines 4. weaving looms 5.testing equipment 6. digital printing 7. screen printing 8. modelling systems 9. embroidery
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name 3 things that computers can do for manufacturing
1. producing specifications 2. manufacturing plans 3. controlling dyeing 4. controlling spinning 5. electronic data interchange 6. lay planning systems 7. body measurement software
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name 3 things that computers can do for the selling of a product
1. use electronic point of sale 2. generate advertisement 3. generate mail shots 4. maintaining websites 5. producing CD-ROMS 6. E-retailing 7. manipulating electronic data 8. cataloguing 9. security tagging
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name 2 ways in which computers can help when making a product in the DESIGN PHASE (pre-production)
1. research ideas using web 2. present ideas using mood boards created by graphic packages 3. create initial designs using drawing packages 4. design fabric range using CAD 5. drape fabric onto images 6. create fit and construction spec
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name 2 ways computers can help when making a product in the PRODUCTION PHASE
tests are carried out, create 'avatars', can organise info, pattern made using software, computerised lay plan, fabrics cut using computer controlled cutters, production sent to production line
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name 1 way computers can help when making a product in the POST-PRODUCTION PHASE
launch product via web, tracking of product in shops, helps organise in-store display systems for sales and marketing
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What is CAD?
computer aided design. provides opportunity to produce designs faster and better than ever before.
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give 2 features what CAD can do
model designs realistically, creates print knit and woven fabrics which can be draped onto sketches, create virtual products, used for flat pattern making
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What does EPOS stand for?
Electronic point of sale
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Name 1 advantages of CAM
flexibility for quick response changes, semi-automated for sub-assembly operations
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What does CNC stand for?
computer numerically controlled machines
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1. knitting machines 2. pattern making machines 3. cutting machines 4. weaving looms 5.testing equipment 6. digital printing 7. screen printing 8. modelling systems 9. embroidery

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