Indian Journal of Fibre & Textile Research
Vol. 31, March 2006, pp. 142-149


Principle for the development of textile specialty products using material design



Tatsuki Matsuo


Many kinds of specialty textile products have been commercialized and their importance in textile industry is growing. In the development of textile specialty products, material designing of the products is one of the most important working components. But there has been almost no literature in which principle of development using material design for textile specialty products is systematically discussed. This paper reports a method of material design for the development of apparel specialty fabrics, which is a knowledge-based total system by differential way. Selective examples of knowledge data for material designing in terms of attributive items are presented with some examples of related specialty technologies

Keywords : Apparel fabrics, Attributive items, Differential design, Material design, Textile specialty technologies

IPC Code: Int. Cl.8 D06M