Fabric Preparation

finishing Preparation, also known as pre-treatment, consists of a series of various treatment and rinsing steps critical to obtaining good results in subsequent textile finishing processes.

Selvedge

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.

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.

Trims and Accessories

apparel assorted To fulfill the design objectives we need different kind of materials. Fabrics are the main material,which used for garment manufacturing. We need other materials also, which make the garmentsaesthetic, functional and commercially required. Usually other than fabrics these material used for making garments are called trims and accessories.

Winding Calculation and objective

yarn How to do the winding calcutaions is described here .And also the objective of winding is specified.

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.

Carton Strapping

apparel A wide variety of tool and machine systems are available to strap cartons, eventual choice often being determined by through put and/or cost. Generally the easiest way to strap cartons is with a semi automatic machine that has a cycle time per strap of just over 2.0 seconds. Automatic and automated machines are frequently used for continuous bulk usage. Polypropylene (PP) strapping is an economical packaging solution designed for light to medium duty unitizing, palletizing and bundling.

The Marking Standards

apparel Accurate marking throughout garment construction is extremely important.This process begins with marking pattern symbols.How and where to mark the garment will aid in putting the garment together.Marking should be done as soon as the garment sections have been cut and before the pattern pieces have been removed.Pattern symbols to be marked include darts, pleats,tucks, and matching circles.Beginners should also mark seam lines. In some situations, marking a seamline is important to even the most

Qiviut Fiber

fiber Qiviut, pronounced kiv-ee-ute, is one of the finest natural fibres obtainable. Qiviut is the downy-soft underside wool from the arctic musk ox - oomingmak - umimmak in Greenlandic.Eight times warmer than wool and extraordinarily lightweight, Qiviut is one of the finest natural fibers known to man.

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.