Fabric Cutting Techniques

apparel apparel-making Basically there are 2 techniques of cutting fabric like portable cutting,stationary cutting.With the advancement in technology there have been imporvements in fabric techniques also like Automated, Numerically Controlled cutting systems, which has Automatic blade cutting, Laser cutting,Water jet cutting,Die cutting etc.

Different kind of stitches

apparel One unit of confirmation of thread resulting from repeatedly passing a strand or strands or loops of thread into or through a material is called a stitch. There are two basic stitch formations, lock stitch and chain stitch. In all cases the stitch develops from the formation of a loop in the needle thread as the needle rises from its lowest point. This loop is either inter-looped with the preceding loop or inter-looped with other threads, or interlaced with an under thread in lockstitch.

Fusing Equipments

apparel There are various types of fusing equipments.Some of them are Specialized fusing presses,Flat bed fusing press,High frequency fusing,Hand iron,Steam press,Continuous fusing systems

Power Consumption in Ring Spinning Mills

spinning yarn Two types of energy can be used in a specifc spinning mill; electrical energy and thermal energy. Machines, air conditioning, lamps used for illumination and compressors consume electrical energy while the thermal energy is consumed by air conditioning and processes such as fxation of yarns

How wool is made?

fiber Wool is possibly the oldest fiber known to humans. It was one of the first fibers to be spun into yarn and woven into fabric.

History of Textiles

assorted weaving The term "Textile" is a Latin word originating from the word "texere" which means "to weave" Textile refers to a flexible material comprising of a network of natural or artificial fibres, known as yarn.

Acrylic the Artificial Wool Fibers

fiber Acrylic can be thought of as artificial wool. It is made from the unlikely combination of coal, air, water, oil and limestone.

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.

Apparel Manufacturing Processes

apparel apparel-making dyeing merchandizing Ready to wear apparel or garment manufacturing involves many processing steps, beginning with the idea or design concept and ending with a finished product. Apparel manufacturing process involves Product Design, Fabric Selection and Inspection, Patternmaking, Grading, Marking, Spreading, Cutting, Bundling, Sewing, Pressing or Folding, Finishing and Detailing, Dyeing and Washing, QC etc.

Types of Dyes-Classification based on chemical structure

dyeing finishing The Dyes are classified based on the fibres to which they can be applied and the chemical nature of each dye. Dyes are complex unsaturated aromatic compounds fulfilling characteristics like intense colour, soluability, Substansiveness and fastness. Dyes can be defined as the different type of colouring particles which differ in each type from the other in chemical composition and are used for colouring fabrics in different colours and shades which are completely soluble in liquid media.