Nylon

fiber Nylon does not absorb water – this is great for some uses, but also means that nylon fabric and movement combine to create static electricity.

Finishing and Detailing

apparel embroidery ?Finishing? is the addition of special detailing such as pleats, embroidery and screen printing to a garment.

Product Design

apparel Garment designers begin to materialize their ideas using hand sketches, off-the-rack garments, technical drawings, three-dimensional draping on dress forms, or computer-aided design (CAD)

Textile Finishing Processes

finishing The whole cycle of finishing consists of mechanical and chemical processes, which are used depending on the kinds and end uses of the fabric. Mechanical processes include drying, calendaring, schreinering, embossing, sueding, raisingetc and chemical processes include in the application of special substances on the fabric, impregnation with size, starch, dextrin and other polymeric substances.

Threading Up

embroidery finishing High speed embroidery machines and ATC machines require maximum accuracy when threading up and putting the spools

Textile Finishing

dyeing finishing knitting Textile Finishing is any operation (other than preparation and colouring) that improves the appearance and/or usefulness of fabric after it leaves the loom or knitting machine. Finishing is the final series of operations that produces finished textile fabric from grey goods. Textile finishing usually includes treatments such as scouring, bleaching, dyeing and/or printing, the final mechanical or chemical finishing operations etc.

Fabric Consumption

apparel assorted How to calculate the consumption of fabric for a particular garment?

Pattern Markings

apparel apparel-making Marking refers to the process of placing pattern pieces to maximize the number of patterns that can be cut out of a given piece of fabric in order to make garments.Pattern making is a highly skilled technique which calls for technical ability, sensitivity for design interpretation and a practical understanding of the process technology used by the factory. Industrial pattern making has two basic type

Fabric Inspection Guidelines

apparel Fabric inspection focuses on fault/defect rate color, end to end and edge to middle shading, hand/handle and appearance. The client will select the appropriate fault rate and standard to determine the acceptance of each shipment. This will minimize the quantity of panels or garments rejected for fabric faults, thereby ensuring the quality of the finished goods. The following aspects are assessed: Color, Fabric Faults,Shading , Usable Width ,Fabric Hand/Handle Length, Appearance, Packaging,

Global Apparel Industry at a ''Tipping Point''

apparel assorted The global apparel industry and market are "at a tipping point", with economic uncertainty casting doubts on levels of future growth, according to a new research report.