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 Suzette McHugh
704-661-8787 or Suzette.mchugh@gmail.com

 

Textile 101 – 2020 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  

 

2020 Textile 101 Dates:

March 5, 2020
April 16, 2020
May 28, 2020
July 14, 2020
August 26, 2020
October 1, 2020
November 5, 2020
December 14, 2020
 

 

Educational Outreach Available for High School Students:                                                       

Teach your high school student about the modern textile industry by downloading this video!

NC Textile High School Video



 

For course information and class schedules please contact Suzette McHugh
704-661-8787 or Suzette.mchugh@gmail.com

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