Essays about: "Textiles"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 114 essays containing the word Textiles.

  1. 1. Form from flat : Exploring emergent behaviour in woven textiles

    University essay from Högskolan i Borås/Akademin för textil, teknik och ekonomi

    Author : Kathryn Walters; [2018]
    Keywords : jacquard weaving; three-dimensional woven textile; paper yarn; emergent behaviour; synergistic combination; form; textile design.;

    Abstract : The character of woven textiles is dependent on both the materials and the loom technology used. While digitally-controlled jacquard looms are a major development in weaving technology, they have mostly been used in developing representational and pictorial weaving. READ MORE

  2. 2. Weaving Dress : Exploring whole-garment weaving as a method to create expressive dress

    University essay from Högskolan i Borås/Akademin för textil, teknik och ekonomi

    Author : Linda Fransson Dekhla; [2018]
    Keywords : Whole-garment weaving; textile development; fashion; textiles; weave; form; material; making;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates whole-garment weaving as an experimental design and construction method. The majority of the current development and research within the field focuses on production efficiency and the development of weaving techniques. Here, the intention is to connect form, material and making. READ MORE

  3. 3. Fabric conditioning for more gentle shredding : Pre-treatment for mechanical recycling of cotton and polyester

    University essay from Högskolan i Borås/Akademin för textil, teknik och ekonomi

    Author : Therése Sjöblom; [2018]
    Keywords : Mechanical recycling; Reclaimed fibres; Shredding; Fibre length; Ring spinning; Rotor spinning; Cotton; Polyester; Sustainable development;

    Abstract : There is a growing need for fibres with increasing population. One way to solve this is to recycle the fibres from textile waste. In mechanical recycling by shredding the textiles are shredded back to fibrous form. The biggest problem with shredding is that it is a harsh process that reduces the fibre length and damages the fibre. READ MORE

  4. 4. Chemical and physical changes in PET fibres due to exhaust dyeing : Issues in thermo-mechanical recycling of dyed PET textiles

    University essay from Högskolan i Borås/Akademin för textil, teknik och ekonomi

    Author : Frida Lindström; [2018]
    Keywords : Polyethylene terephthalate; polyester; exhaust dyeing; auxiliary chemicals; degradation; hydrolysis; thermo-mechanical recycling; fibre-to-fibre recycling; FTIR; DSC; tensile properties; demand absorbency test.;

    Abstract : Polyethylene terephthalate (PET) is the most used fibre in the textile industry. PET is also used in other products, e.g. soft-drink bottles and food packaging. READ MORE

  5. 5. Chinese young consumers' buying behavior of online second-hand clothing

    University essay from Högskolan i Borås/Akademin för textil, teknik och ekonomi; Högskolan i Borås/Akademin för textil, teknik och ekonomi

    Author : Jialin Ma; Shumei Li; [2018]
    Keywords : second-hand clothing; Chinese young consumers; online second-hand clothing trading platforms; environment;

    Abstract : Recent years have witnessed the increasing popularity of second-hand clothing (SHC) worldwide. In the developed countries, consumers show more willingness to accept SHC and the SHC market is relatively mature. In China, consumers’ attitudes towards SHC is always somewhat negative for many reasons. READ MORE