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|Title:||Method and apparatus for pilling reduction|
Li, Wai Man
|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.|
|Appears in Collections:||Patents of PolyU|
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