Art 362 Fnal Project Aline Nunes Belsy Salguero Lidia alvarez Priscilla Gaeta Wendy Xu
Our group was randomly assigned sleepwear as our product; in this case we
chose baby's sleepwear. Our garment is a one piece pink baby sleepwear with embroidered flowers and ruffles along the closing line. The front of the of the garment overlaps and closes with snaps. It should fit a preemie size baby and be worn by him/ her for sleeping, taking naps, or for everyday lounge wear. The purpose of this paper is to establish and communicate the performance expectation and the quality criteria for the sleepwear baby product.
Getting ready for the tests...
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Fabric abrasion Test Stretch Test Colorfastness Crocking Test Stiffness Test Thickness Test Soil Release Test Shrinkage Test Appearance Test Wear Test Water Impact Penetration Test
Evaluation made by determining abrasion caused changes by yarn breakage and visual appearance
Fabric Abrasion (Embroidery)
Evaluation made by determining abrasion caused changes by yarn breakage.
An average of +/- 1/4 of 5x4 inch fabric is considered an acceptable degree of expanding change.
No color transfer on white test fabric.
Pass is determined by averages being ≤ 3% of each garment which determine the products consistency.
Pass or fail is determined by the average thickness of both garment being equal to + 5 percent of each other. Garment 1 + 5% of Garment 2
Results: Average 4,9%. Pass
Evaluate each individual test specimen with stain release replica according to the Table II
Table ii Stain Release Ratings Class 5- stain equivalent to standard stain 5 Class 4-stain equivalent to standard stain 4 Class 3-stain equivalent to standard stain 3 Class 2-stain equivalent to standard stain 2 Class 1-stain equivalent to standard stain 1 Class 5 represents the best stain removal and class 1 the poorest stain removal. Pass > 4
Result: Pass Note: this preemie garment is most likely to come in contact with milk more than oil and solid food. The milk stain comes off easily.
Passing is determined by shrinkage being less than or equal to 10%.
Results: The total shrinkage was 16,67%. Failed
Evaluate smoothness appearance (Pass â‰Ľ3) and Pilling (Pass â‰Ľ 2) after repeated laundering.
Pill a little bit
Pill a lot
Results: Smoothness fail Pilling pass
Water Impact Penetration
Pass/ Fail variation: change +/5ml between garment 1 and 2.
Test performing video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fedVCaKnk7Y
Results: Pass (average change 1.75ml)
In conclusion, we were not completely satisfied with the performance of this
product. This preemie baby garment is intended for sleeping and lounging of the baby; it needs to be comfortable and smooth for his/her skin after laundered. Various elements failed to meet our expectations.
References : •AATCC Test method 93-1978 Abrasion Resistance of Fabrics •AATCC Test method of Appearance of Apparel and Other Textile End Products after Repeated Home Laundering •AATCC Test Method 130-1977 Soil Release: Oily Stain Release Method •ASTM 1981 Test Method D 1388-64 Stiffness of Fabrics •ASTM Test D1777-64 Measuring Thickness of Textile Materials •Kadolph, Quality Assurance for Textiles, Fairchild Publications, NY, 2007