Undergraduate Research

Hex-Tex: Laser Cutting Nonwoven Fabrics

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  • Kimberly Ring (North Carolina State University)

Abstract

Hex-Tex is a laser-cut nonwoven dress that explores the use of nonwovens in the apparel industry. Nonwoven fabrics eliminate the yarn stage in creating fabrics from fibers, thus it is an energy and cost efficient medium for apparel design.

Keywords: laser-cutting, Nonwovens, design

How to Cite:

Ring, K., (2014) “Hex-Tex: Laser Cutting Nonwoven Fabrics”, International Textile and Apparel Association Annual Conference Proceedings 71(1).

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Published on
01 Jan 2014
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