Virtual Shoe Fablab

Principles of footwear pattern making

In this learning unit you will explore how to test materials, components and footwear. You will discover what machines you can meet in such a laboratory and which tools are the most used. You will also learn how to use these machines for any tests of materials and finished shoes. Step by step, you will see the stages of each research and what results you can expect.  In this unit you will learn about machines such as: flexometer bally, abrasion tester martindale 2000, apparatus for testing water vapor permeability, instron or spectrophotometer. This will help you increase your practical skills in this regard.


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