Weaving Machines

fabric weaving The new shuttle-less machines are simply called ?weaving machines?, this term implying looms working without shuttle.

Fabric Identification for Garment Making

apparel fabric The vast variety of fabrics available today, makes their identification important.We know that variety is created by using different fibres in combination. Knowledge of the fibre content of a fabric is therefore necessary to know its suitability,use and care. Labels and sales persons are not always able to guide us.Fabric samples,Fabric specification, lead times are some of the ways to identify the fabric.

Quality Control

apparel Quality control helps to ensure that all garment products meet production standards and match the original sample

Threading Up

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

Types of Doubling

finishing Ring doubling and two for one twister, quality required by yarn to get best doubled yarn. Formula for double yarn count.

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.

Fancy entwining and Curved Twill

fabric weaving Fancy entwining twill effects are obtained by omitting one or more twill lines from each section and continuing the remaining twill lines of each section until they meet these of the other section. By this it means that two blank spaces are made in the weave, in which other weaves may be inserted. Curved twills are those in which the twill lines have a wavy, or curved, nature instead of being perfectly straight as in an ordinary twill weave. There are two methods of constructing these weaves,

Storage of Textile Materials

assorted Textile materials are prone to dangers such as moisture, heat, mildew, fungus, insects and rodents. Therefore storing the textile materials in the right store and condition is important.

Care Labels

apparel Care labels are care instructions on garments. Symbols are written on care labels, attached to clothing to indicate how a particular item should best be cleaned. Textile and apparel labels can help you consider alternative choices and make better buying decisions if you take time to read them. Permanent Care Labels (PCL) use symbols to explain how to care for wearing apparel and home sewing fabrics, so consumers need to learn the basic symbols.

Dyein

dyeing finishing Dyeing operations are used at various stages of production to add colour and intricacy to textiles and increase product value. It chemically changes a substance so that the reflecting light appears coloured.