Weaving Machines

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

Ring Spinning Pros and Cons

spinning yarn The ring spinning system is the oldest spinning system that remains dominant because of the high quality yarns it produces. Ring spinning has various advantages besides disadvantages.It is the most flexible system from the view points of fibres which can be used and the extent of the yarn counts which can be produced.

Optimum Spinning condition

spinning yarn Factors governing Optimum Spinning condition, Yarn quality assessment, Causes of end breakage/ end down

Lab Dips

apparel A lab dip is a swatch of fabric test dyed to hit a colour standard. There are different matching systems followed in Labs such as Tube light matching, Sun light matching, Ultra Violet matching, Sodium light matching etc.

Purchase Department

apparel The purchasing department in a garment company is similar to the sourcing department but the main difference is that the sourcing department works for sourcing the fabrics alone while the purchasing department works for sourcing the accessories and trims.

Special Weaving Machines

fabric weaving Weaving machines used for manufacturing terry fabrics, double velvets and narrow fabrics are categorized in special weaving machines. Some of the examples of such machines are terry weaving machines, double velvet weaving machines, ribbon weaving machines etc.

Natural Plant/Bast Fibres

fiber Banana fibre, a ligno-cellulosic fibre, obtained from the pseudo-stem of banana plant (Musa sepientum), is a bast fibre with relatively good mechanical properties.

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.

Carbon Fibers

fiber manmade-fiber Carbon fiber is a super strong material that is extremely lightweight. It is five times as strong as steel, two times as stiff, yet weighs about two-thirds less. Carbon fiber is basically very thin strands of carbon (even thinner than human hair). The strands can be twisted together, like yarn and then be woven together, like cloth. To make carbon fiber take on a permanent shape, it can be laid over a mold and coated with a stiff resin or plastic. Carbon fiber can also be defined as a fiber containing at least 92 wt % carbons.

Dyeing and Washing

apparel dyeing Some garments, dyeing is done after final assembly in order to ensure a perfect colour match for items intended to be worn together.