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What does CAD stand for?

Computer Aided Design

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What machines are used in CAD?

Fabric printers
Cutters
Wire Frame Modelling
Surface Modelling
Solid Modelling
Texture Map
Virtual Products
Working drawings
Lay plan
Colour ways

3

What are the advantages of CAD?

Improve communication between designers - speeds it up
Changes are made easily
Accurate

4

What does CAM stand for?

Computer Aided Manufacture

5

What does CAM do?

Speeds up production
Links to CAD
Data downloaded from a PC to a machine
Computer numerically controlled

6

What does Computer numerically controlled mean?

Sent number data to control machines movement

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What are the advantages of CAM?

Quick
Easy to changes
more accurate
Consistent
Less wastage
Less labour costs
Safer

8

What is a wire frame model, surface and solid model?

WFM - Grid lines to made a product
Surface - adding colour texture shade
Solid - Drawings based on geometric shapes

9

What is a texture map?

computer map of a garment- draped on a model

10

What machines are used in CAM?

Cutting
Sewing
Embroidery and knitting
Pressing

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What are the disadvantages of CAM?

training needed
Expensive
Viruses destroys work

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What are the steps of CAM?

Picks up fabric and cuts it
Moves across a conveyor belt
Automate processes