3D Printed Geometries on Textile Fabric for Garment Production

  • Tatjana SpahiuEmail author
  • Erald Piperi
  • Andrea Ehrmann
  • Ermira Shehi
  • Dudina Rama
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Mechanical Engineering book series (LNME)


Within the fashion industry, 3D printing can be used for producing individualized products by 3D printing on textile fabrics. One of the main issues of 3D printed geometries on textile fabrics is the adhesion between both materials. Continuing our previous research, other textile fabrics are used as substrate for 3D printing. Again, washing tests which simulate the real use of the textile fabric for garment production indicate that round shapes and thin objects are uncritical to be washed compared to higher objects and square shapes, which tend to separate after the first or the second washing cycle. For nine textile materials under investigation, no separation was found at all for the first 5 washing cycles for two of them. Finally, a full construction cycle including 2D and 3D design, simulation, 3D printing and garment production is presented.


3D printing Textile fabric Garments production 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Tatjana Spahiu
    • 1
    Email author
  • Erald Piperi
    • 2
  • Andrea Ehrmann
    • 3
  • Ermira Shehi
    • 1
  • Dudina Rama
    • 1
  1. 1.Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Textile and Fashion DepartmentPolytechnic University of TiranaTiranaAlbania
  2. 2.Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Department of Production and ManagementPolytechnic University of TiranaTiranaAlbania
  3. 3.Faculty of Engineering and MathematicsBielefeld University of Applied SciencesBielefeldGermany

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