I put screen printing for M/C 9. My teacher seemed to think it was screen printing too... but then again, shes not the best textiles teacher
I just thought that screen printing is the most common of all printing, you can use rotary screen printing which turns around continuously with different screens and thus different colours, which is very fast, continuous and most cost-effective especially for the requirements it asked for.
My teacher said she wasnt sure about question 10 being a. though.... I thought it was a and all you guys seem to have put a. so she is probably wrong lol.
Recycling question i put plastic bottles and then said ecospun uses them to make fleecy jumpers
For the distribution channels one i put
Producer---> wholesaler ---> retailer ---> consumer
which is what the text book said, so could be right... not sure if its correct for a new textile product or not... oh well
culture question was easy- Japan
Dyeing principles was simple
Bed sheets i said 100% cotton for breathability, absorbency and strength etc. and plain weave
Thermal underwear i said because wool was insulating, absorbent, etc... made up some rubbish so probably wont get all 3 marks
For the decoration one i used digital heat image transfers which was fairly simple
and i did the question on properties and performance using cad, cam, computerised cutting, computer-linked sewing machine and how they have made the industry more productive, influences on consumer and manufacturer, loss of jobs, multi-skilled workforce because of new machines, environmental impacts etc. etc. blabbered on for a bit but i seemed to have put everything i knew down so hopefully ill get ok marks
Overall the easiest textiles exam ive ever done, was very happy
(considering i had ex english in the morning.... we shall not talk about that exam... eek)