Braiding technology

Description

Development, manufacturing requirements, properties and evaluation of braided fabrics.

Alternative labels

braiding technics
braiding technology and development
braided fabrics technology
braided fabrics technics

Skill type

knowledge

Skill reusability level

sector-specific

Relationships with occupations

Essential knowledge

Braiding technology is an essential knowledge of the following occupations:

Textile quality technician: Textile quality technicians perform physical laboratory tests on textile materials and products. They compare textile materials and products to standards and interpret results.
Braiding machine operator: Braiding machine operators supervise the braiding process of a group of machines, monitoring fabric quality and braiding conditions. They inspect braiding machines after set up, start up, and during production to ensure the product being braided is meeting specs and quality standards.
Braiding textile technician: Braiding textile technicians perform operations related to setting up the braiding process.
Textile machinery technician: Textile machinery technicians set up, maintain, inspect and repair mechanical and computer-controlled machinery used in textile manufacturing such as weaving, dyeing and finishing machines.
 
Textile product developer: Textile product developers innovate and perform product design of apparel textiles, home textiles, and technical textiles (e.g. agriculture, safety, construction, medicine, mobile tech, environmental protection, sports, etc.). They apply scientific and technical principles to develop innovative textile products.
Textile technologist: Textile technologists develop and supervise production systems for textiles.

Optional knowledge

Braiding technology is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this knowledge may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.

Textile specialised seller: Textile specialised sellers sell textiles, fabrics and haberdashery, etc. in specialised shops.
Specialised seller: Specialised sellers sell goods in specialised shops.
Textile process controller: Textile process controllers perform textile process operations, technical functions in various aspects of design, production and quality control of textile products, and cost control for processes. They use computer aided manufacturing (CAM), and computer integrated manufacturing (CIM) tools in order to ensure conformity of entire production process to specifications. They compare and exchange individual processes with other departments (e.g cost calculation office) and initiate appropriate actions. They analyse the structure and properties of raw materials used in textiles and assist to prepare specifications for their production, analyse and interpret test data.
Textile quality inspector: Textile quality inspectors ensure that the manufactured of textile products is compliant with predetermined specifications.
Textile sourcing merchandiser: Textile sourcing merchandisers organise efforts for textile producers from fibre to final products.

 


 

References

  1. Braiding technology – ESCO

 

Last updated on September 20, 2022

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