Textile training classes can be customized to meet the needs and interests of individual clients. Classes can be conducted at the client’s facility or at the Textile Center. Customized training classes often allow for a more in-depth focus in a given area, serving to reinforce the client’s business or product line.

 

For course information and class schedules please contact Emily Hansley at hansley.emily@gaston.edu

USTER Technologies, Inc. Training Series 

USTER Evenness Interpretation  (October 19th and 20th)

USTER Spectrogram Diagnostics

USTER Knowledge Based Software

 

Coming Soon – Textile 101 – 2021-2022 Course Outline/Agenda:

1. Natural Fibers      
  New products    
  Properties    
         
2. Synthetic Fibers    
  Polymerization, spinning,  POY, drawing
  Filament vs staple production
  Cross sections, crimping, finish application
  Properties    
         
3. Staple fiber processing    
   Short staple processing steps –opening thru roving
  Properties    
         
4. Staple spinning systems    
  Yarn spinning systems (ring, open end and air jet)
  Yarn properties    
         
5. Yarn Numbering Systems  
  Yarn designations, terminology
  Denier vs cotton count  
  DPF, microdenier  
         
6. Fabric Constructions    
  Design Parameters —aesthetics vs performance
  Wovens, knits, nonwovens  
  Hands on fabric analysis   
         
7. Dyeing and Finishing    
  Coloration options –solution dye, stock dye, yarn dye, fabric dye
  Dyeing procedures and dyeing issues
  Printing options    
  Fabric finishing techniques/ options
         
8. Product Testing    
         
9. Emerging Trends/Technologies  

 

 

 

 

For course information and class schedules please contact Emily Hansley at hansley.emily@gaston.edu or via phone at 704.748.5259

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