Hair Fibers

fiber Hair fibers obtained from different kinds of animals also contribute to the fabric formation such as Musk-Ox (Qiviut), Alpaca, Mohair, Cashmere, Camel etc.

Simplex Frame and its Parts

spinning spun-yarn yarn The chief function of simplex frame is the attenuation of sliver. Insertion of protective twist in order to hold the fine strand of sliver. Winding of roving into a package that can be transported, sorted, donned on ring spinning machine.After carding the cotton is passed through draw frames. The draw frame draws the cotton inot thick strands.These are then spun inot thinner strands on hte simplex frame spindles. The output of the simples frame is fed to the ring frame spindles which complete t

Objectives of blow room

yarn objectives, actions of blow room, wastage and faults in blow room, types of beater in blow room


fiber Hemp belongs to the Angiosperm phylum since it has vessel elements in the woody core (xylem) like hardwood.

Fabric Finishes for Enhancing Appearance

finishing There are finishes applied to fabrics to enhance the look and feel of the fabric, in other ways the finishes neither strengthen the quality of the fabric nor they are done to transform the fabric for special purposes such as the fire retardant finish.

How to make batik designs

fabric Batik is a textile art used to print or decorate the fabric and also called as "wax writing". It is a technique of covering parts of fabric which will not receive color. The creation of batik involves three major processes – waxing, dying and de-waxing.

Yarn Spinning

spinning yarn Yarn spinning is the process of manufacturing yarn from different types of fibres into a continuous length from one or more type of fibers. Spinning is the most important and the initial step in fabric manufacturing. The major goals of spinning is to produce the quality yarn from raw material, then remove the process faults followed by winding the short length bobbins on Cones. There are different types of spinning, the most commonly forms of spinning are: Ring, Rotor, Air Jet, Friction etc.


apparel-making fabric weaving Selvedge are special hooked needle driven by a cam which produces, after cutting, the insertion of the protruding thread end into the subsequent shed, thus forming a stronger edge. The basic function of any selvedge is to lock the outside warp threads of a piece of cloth and so prevent fraying. The selvedge should be strong enough to withstand the strains of the stenter in the finishing process. - The selvedge should have a neat and uniform appearance.

Winding Machines and Faults

yarn Different types of winding machines are discussed here.They can be classified on the basis of ...Also the various faults of winding are specified.

Packaging Tape

apparel Packaging tape will stick to most surfaces merely by applying pressure. The tape is made of a coated adhesive, which is backed by a non-sticky materials like paper, foil, fabric, or movie. There are several different grades & types of packaging tape products to suit varying packing demands. Polyethylene plastic tapes or poly tapes, most commonly used for packaging and for sealing light weight carton boxes subject to normal shipping and transport hazards.