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A Development of Functional Motorcycle Jacket for Quick Service Transporter
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  • Journal title : Fashion & Textile Research Journal
  • Volume 17, Issue 5,  2015, pp.781-792
  • Publisher : The Korean Society for ClothIng Industry
  • DOI : 10.5805/SFTI.2015.17.5.781
 Title & Authors
A Development of Functional Motorcycle Jacket for Quick Service Transporter
Sohn, Jae Min; Oh, Song-Yun; Kim, Eun Kyong;
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 Abstract
This study aims to develop a spring/fall motorcycle jacket for quick service transporter. Depending on the results of the previous research, this study produced the tested jacket which was improved in material, pattern, and design. For the tested jacket, 100% polyester fabric excellent in strength, durability and abrasion-resistance was selected as a major material, and Cordura was used as a partial material to improve the strength and abrasion-resistance of the sleeve side lines, elbow and shoulder areas. The retro-reflection material was applied partially in order to improve visibility of the jacket in the night or in a dark place. A total of 7 pockets were composed in the jacket for the sufficient storage spaces. The functional design elements such as the 2-way zipper and the placket at the center front, the action pleats at the upper part of back armholes, the pit-zip at armpit were applied. In addition, the sleeve pattern was bent with the shape of elbow curvature in time of driving and the back length of the jacket was lengthened 4cm. As a result of the appearance assessment, there was a significant difference from the existing jacket in all items but chest size, shoulder width, cuffs circumference, and jacket hemline circumference. In motion adaptability and field activity appropriateness assessments, the assessment grade for all items was found to be commonly higher than that of the existing jacket, and thus, the tested jacket was assessed to be suitable for a motorcycle jacket design for the quick service transporters.
 Keywords
quick service;quick service transporter;motorcycle jacket;motorcycle wear;functional design;
 Language
Korean
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