Tag: Pop Quiz

Pop Quiz: Does fiber content affect fabric weight? pt.2

Okay! Following up with part one, we had several good responses. The first closest answer was from Stu (no surprise there) who said “everybody is right -kinda”. Okay he didn’t really say that but he sorta did. Summarized, Stu says that the correlation between fiber content and weight is too small to expect controlling for fiber content to be sufficient to control fabric weight.…

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Pop Quiz: Does fiber content affect fabric weight?

Another Karen (not the same as yesterday) writes:

My company supplies an item with an agreed spec of 90% poly/10% cotton. A random test showed the item weighed significantly less which caused a huge problem. I realize there are a lot of variables that go into the weight of a fabric, but I am the only person at my company who believes fiber content has something to do with the fluctuation.

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Pop Quiz: Designing a t-shirt sewing cell

Here’s a different kind of challenge for you -beginning industrial engineering using the simple example of t-shirts. Are you excited yet? Don’t go away, it could be fun and you may be surprised at how well you do. But first I want to tell you about a free Juki app for iPhone and iPad (HT: Jessica Montoya) because it can be used as a sort of cheat sheet and also, I am using some of the images from it (without permission) but Juki may look the other way if I plug it.…

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