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Textiles Mass Production: Systems and Techniques

Media: DVD
DUR: 27 mins
Product Code: MPTEX
Price: £40.00

This resource provides numerous examples of commercial production methods and systems, including job, batch, quantity/mass production and JIT. It includes examples of both hand and digitized pattern laying, cutting and marking up, including straight and rotating blade cutters, computerized laser cutting tables and hot drill. It covers assembly, using both single and twin needle, button and specialist embroidery machines. The case studies also illustrate how CAD/CAM is used in quality control and management information systems.



Endorsed by Edexcel for use with their GCSE in Design and Technology: Textiles Technology

Recommended by AQA in their resources list for both the GCSE and GCE D&T Textiles specifications



“For those whose industrial experience is limited, this is a good product to have in the classroom.” 

Just4Textiles, Issue 7

Suggested exam board specification links


GCSE  D&T Textiles
GCE   D&T Product Design (Textiles)


GCSE D&T Textiles


GCSE D&T Textiles


GCSE D&T Textiles

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