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Title: Method and apparatus for pilling reduction
Authors: Tao, Xiaoming
Li, Wai Man
Xu, Bingang
Lo, Kok-keung
Issue Date: 10-Jul-2012
Citation: 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
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10397/5229
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