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Demonstration of pyro-man at College of Textiles Open House
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Dec '08
The next annual College of Textiles Open House will be Saturday, February 7th, 2009 from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. The College of Textiles , located on NC State's new Centennial Campus, is home to the most modern, state-of-art textile classrooms and laboratories in the United States.

Throughout the open house, tours and demonstrations will be conducted including the latest in Apparel Design and Production, Body Scanning and Measurement, Fabric Comfort, Digital Printing, Yarn Spinning, Weaving, Whole Garment Knitting, Dyeing and Finishing, and Fabric Engineering, and Management, Marketing, and Merchandising.

A demonstration of pyro-man , a favorite for attendees, will take place.

Pyro-man is a mannequin with heat sensors used to test the latest in fire protective apparel used by fire fighters, armed services personnel and race car drivers. Attendees will be able to learn more about how to apply for admissions to NC State, undergraduate and graduate textile degree programs, scholarship and career opportunities, the state of the textile industry, and other specialty areas such as the Anni Albers Design Program and the new Medical Textiles Program.

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