Finishing Technical Textiles

non-apparel While using normal fibres to produce technical textiles it is imperative that high tech functional finishes are imparted to them to make them functionally superior and relevant to the end use application such as anti-bacterial, anti-static, UV protective, thermal, or biodegradable functions - are playing an increasingly important role. Since technical textiles are generally not fashion oriented, performance requirements and technical specifications determine the success of a product.Therefore fi

Fiber Identification

fiber A number of methods are available for characterization of the structural, physical, and chemical properties of fibres. Various methods are used for fibre identification like microscopic methods, solubility, heating and burning method, density and staining etc. End-use property characterization methods often involve use of laboratory techniques which are adapted to simulate actual conditions of average wear on the textile or that can predict performance in end-use.

Clothing Signifying Culture

assorted By looking at one's clothing, you can learn something about the way people of that time thoughtand felt. Clothing differs from country to country. Every culture has had its unique clothing style.The styles reveal much about the people’s customers and beliefs. We refer to the customs, beliefs, values and skills of a group of people as their culture.

Process of Ring Spinning

spinning yarn

Type of Embroidery Repeats

embroidery finishing The distance between the needles is called repeat. One repeat is 27.08 mm.

Alpaca and its Properties

fiber Alpaca are woolly mammals related to camels and llamas. These herding animalslive in the western South Americain grasslands and scrub at altitudes from 12,800to 15,000 feet . Young alpaca are called crias.Alpacas have a life span of about 15 - 20+ years. Some alpacas make a humming sound; whining, grumbling, clucking, and other assorted sounds are used by alpacasto communicate. Spitting is used by alpacas, probably as a sign of dominance, fear,or warning.

Textile Class Rooms

assorted Free library of quality information for beginners to experts of textile industry, to learn and understand processes and technologies pertaining to textiles, illustrated in easily understandable language

Preparing for Layout

apparel Before we layout the fabric one needs to do the needful preparation for Fabric layout in garment manufacturing like folding the fabric correctly, pinning the pattern with the fabric , placing pattern pieces, matching grains by measuring and securing the pins to the grain lines and also that the pins should be properly placed and should be in right quantity.

Textile Yarn size/substance

yarn How to find out the yarn sizes and popular textile yarn sizes, techniques to identify substance of textile yarn

Ginning

fiber The process of separating the seeds from the cotton fibers. Types of processes, Points to be considered for fibre during processing. It also mentions various other properties.