Journal of Textile Research ›› 2021, Vol. 42 ›› Issue (02): 185-192.doi: 10.13475/j.fzxb.20200802408

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Optimization design of electrode plate based on electrostatic adsorption and transfer used for garment fabric

LIU Lidong1,2, LI Xinrong1,2(), LIU Hanbang1,2, LI Dandan1,2   

  1. 1. School of Mechanical Engineering, Tiangong University, Tianjin 300387, China
    2. Key Laboratory of Modern Mechanical and Electrical Equipment Technology, Tianjin 300387, China
  • Received:2020-08-03 Revised:2020-11-02 Online:2021-02-15 Published:2021-02-23
  • Contact: LI Xinrong


In order to improve the effect of robot in the process of garment customization, unstable adsorption of the robot end-effector during grabbing and transferring fabric was worked on. The key factors of electrostatic plate design, the shape arrangement and structure parameters of the electrode plate were analyzed and optimized. The model of knitted weft knitted fabric was constructed, the four electrode distribution forms were simulated and compared, and the most suitable shape arrangement for garment fabric of the electrode plate: the comb electrode was obtained. The shape arrangement and structural parameters of the electrode plate were then optimized with the objective of maximizing the adsorption capacity per unit area. The simulation results show that the electrode with comb-shaped arrangement and optimized structure parameters can grab garment fabrics well, meeting the requirements for automatic garment production.

Key words: electrostatic adsorption, fabric grasping, electrode optimization, fabric modeling, electrostatic force, intellectualizationof grarment processing

CLC Number: 

  • TS181.8


Electrostatic adsorption cross section"


Shape arrangement of electrode plate. (a) Concentric circles; (b) Hilbert curve; (c) Square spiral; (d) Comb"


Geometric model of weft knitting coil. (a) Front of geometric coil model;(b) Side of geometric coil model"


BC segment value point coordinates"


Three-dimensional model of fabric"


Comb electrode charge distribution"


Relationship between capacitance and amplitude"


Relationship between capacitance and period"


Graph of electrostatic adsorption force"


3-D model of electrostatic simulation"


Fabrication process of comb electrode"


Electrostatic adsorption electrode plate. (a) Traditional comb electrode structure; (b) Optimized comb electrode"


Schematic diagram of adsorption force detection device"


Device for measuring adsorption force"

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