A Comprehensive Study on Advanced Laser Cutting Technology in Leather Industry

Authors(2) :-Biniyam Solomon, Dr. ChandraShekar K E

Leather cutting serves a crucial role in modifying the shape of leather products. Nowadays, there is a clear difference in cutting technologies applied to leather. Industrial leather processing serves the purpose of mass production of leather items in order to satisfy the demand of essential products like clothes, shoes, bags, etc. these demands from technology to be economically efficient, fast, adaptive and to provide maximum possible results with minimum possible cost. Manual cutting with use of scissors and special knives are used in leather crafting. This allows producing individual unique items whose value is not determined not only by functionality but also based on more visual effects and design features. Currently computerized technologies are applied for leather cutting, which includes- Plasma Cutting, water jet cutting machine, automatic blade cutting, and Laser Cutting. Use of Die Cutting in collaboration electro-mechanical technology has grown significantly during recent years due to number of advantages over conventional cutting methods; flexibility, high production speed, possibility to cut complex geometries, easier cutting of customized parts, and less leftovers of leather makes computerized Cutting more and more economically attractive to apply for leather cutting. This paper studies the leather cutting through laser technology operations understanding through practical applications and also through various research works and provides the theoretical data for Design calculations, fabricate & automate the leather blanking machine in such a way that the required length of leather blank of accurate size can be cut with keeping cost minimum for a sponsored company. Hence by adopting modern laser technology we can derive more variety leather designs, achieving accuracy economically.

Authors and Affiliations

Biniyam Solomon
Ethiopian Institute of Textile and Fashion Technology(EiTEX), Bahir Dar University, Bahir Dar, Ethiopia
Dr. ChandraShekar K E
Ethiopian Institute of Textile and Fashion Technology(EiTEX), Bahir Dar University, Bahir Dar, Ethiopia

Plasma Cutting, Laser Cutting, and water jet cutting machine, visual effects, Automation, die-cutting.

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Publication Details

Published in : Volume 3 | Issue 6 | September-October 2017
Date of Publication : 2017-10-31
License:  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Page(s) : 896-905
Manuscript Number : IJSRSET1736230
Publisher : Technoscience Academy

Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099

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Biniyam Solomon, Dr. ChandraShekar K E, " A Comprehensive Study on Advanced Laser Cutting Technology in Leather Industry, International Journal of Scientific Research in Science, Engineering and Technology(IJSRSET), Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099, Volume 3, Issue 6, pp.896-905, September-October-2017.
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