This project is aimed at enhancing the performance of three prevailing staff uniform items of Correctional Services Department (CSD), namely Windproof Jacket, Multi-purpose Overcoat and Waterproof and Water Vapour Permeable Shoe, which made with durable functional fabrics inherited with key technical features of waterproof, water vapour permeable and/or windproof. This will be achieved through the utilization of innovative functional materials and/or technologies readily and easily accessible in local market. Fabric, garment and shoe lining evaluations will be conducted including objective laboratory tests, sweating manikin test and wearer trial of prototypes. Three new sets of viable technical specifications of functional fabrics with enhanced features will be derived and recommended for onwards adoption by CSD to substitute the current ones by end 2012. The project will be based on the fundamental knowledge gained from the fundamental research and the partnership with the Correctional Service Department. the parent prject of this captioned project is: Development of Innovative Apparel products and Evaluation (ITS-028-03), ITF funding: HKD 4,923,972.
|Project No. (ITC)||ITT/001/12TT|
|Project Co-ordinator||Dr. HO Chu Po|
|Research Institute||The Hong Kong Polytechnic University|
|ITF Amount||HK$ 1,375,000|
|Start Date DD/MM/YY||2012-04-25|
|Completion Date DD/MM/YY||2013-08-31|