Accession Number:

ADA243702

Title:

Improved Manufacturing Methods for Navy Peacoats

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. Aug 89-Sep 91,

Corporate Author:

EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION FOR THE FASHION INDUSTRIES NEW YORK

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1991-09-30

Pagination or Media Count:

84.0

Abstract:

Analyses of components, patterns, and manufacturing methods of mens and womens peacoats U.S. Navy were conducted in order to improve procurement and utility of the garments. Recommendations are made to combine mens and womens coats in a unisex program reduce size tariffs by 28 improve the wear life and insulation warmth characteristics while reducing the average garment weight by 14 and lower component materials cost by 12. Revised and improved patterns were developed, and recommended manufacturing procedures employing three graduated levels of mechanizationautomation are provided. Total annual savings based on historial procurement levels, are estimated to exceed 350,000.

Subject Categories:

  • Manufacturing and Industrial Engineering and Control of Production Systems
  • Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE