Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item:
Title: Method and apparatus for pilling reduction
Authors: Tao, Xiaoming
Li, Wai Man
Xu, Bingang
Lo, Kok-keung
Issue Date: 10-Jul-2012
Source: US Patent 8,214,976 B2. Washington, DC: US Patent and Trademark Office, 2012.
Abstract: An apparatus for reducing pilling on a piece of garment/fabric includes at least one holding member adapted to secure the piece of garment/fabric, a rotatable brush member adapted to brush on the piece of garment/fabric until loose fibers of the garment/fabric migrates to a surface of the garment/fabric to form a layer of pillable fuzz, a shaving member adapted to remove the layer of pillable fuzz on the piece of garment/fabric, and a control unit adapted to control movement of the rotatable brush member and the shaving member.
Rights: Assignee: The Hong Kong Polytechnic University.
Type: Patent
Appears in Collections:Patents of PolyU
ME Patents
ITC Patents

Files in This Item:
File Description SizeFormat 
us8214976b2.pdf1.59 MBAdobe PDFView/Open

All items in the PolyU Institutional Repository are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated. No item in the PolyU IR may be reproduced for commercial or resale purposes.