This course takes an in-depth look at the finishing processes applied to wool fabrics, the purpose and operations carried out under each procedure and the factors affecting the final quality of the finished product.
It aims to provide participants with an understanding of:
- why the finishing of wool fabrics is important
- how fabrics are finished
- how finishing operations are evaluated.
It also looks at the side effects of each finishing operation.
By the end of this course, you should be able to:
- evaluate finished wool fabrics produced within a weaving or knitting mill
- assess whether the material meets the aims of the finishing operation
- The aims of fabric finishing
- Review of setting and felting
- Wet finishing operations
- Dry finishing operations
- Typical worsted finishing routes
- Chemical finishing methods
- Fabric mechanics
- Assessment of fabric finishing
- Faults in finishing
- Performance standards
- Environmental issues
Assessments: Available when all modules are complete