Fusing Conveyor Belt

apparel The conveyor belts are the most delicate design elements of a continuous fusing machine. Their function, however, is crucial for the performance of all other elements. Therefore they have to meet with high expectations.

Derivatives of twill Weaves

fabric weaving Derivatives Formed by Rearranging Ends or Picks- The number of what maybe termed fundamental weaves is comparatively small, but the weaves that may be derived from them are innumerable. Thus, if a simple twill weave is shown out in design paper, several other weaves maybe obtained from it by rearranging either the ends or the picks. Designs thus obtained are termed derivatives.

Characteristics of Textile Blended yarn and fabric

yarn characteristics of textile blended yarns like- shrinks or not, water absorbent , has creases or not, has luster or not, soft/hard. Each kind of fibre has its own characteristics, when mixing them, one should consider their characteristics to create a hybrid with the characteristics needed.

Types of Plackets

apparel Plackets are particularly seen in women's garments which have a good fit. They are usually found near the writs, neckline, waist line and other comfort fitting parts of the garment. These are finished openings which are normally kept closed (to have a tight fit) and are opened only while wearing or taking off the garment. Fastneres like zippers, buttons, buttonholes, hooks are used in keeping the plackets closed.

Schiffli machine Borers

embroidery finishing Boring effects are made by a special device (borers) on the Schiffli machine which is used to puncture the spanned fabric as required, to form holes in the fabric

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.

Fabric Cutting Standards

apparel apparel-making Where large quantities of a garment style must be cut, a lay is created which consists of many plies of fabric spread one above the other. From this, all the garment pieces for all the sizes that have been planned for that lay are cut. The pattern shapes for these garments may be drawn on a paper marker placed on top of the lay, or information as to their shape and position may be held within a computer, to be plotted similarly on a paper marker or used to drive an automatic cutter. Therefore ce

Pattern Markings

apparel apparel-making Marking refers to the process of placing pattern pieces to maximize the number of patterns that can be cut out of a given piece of fabric in order to make garments.Pattern making is a highly skilled technique which calls for technical ability, sensitivity for design interpretation and a practical understanding of the process technology used by the factory. Industrial pattern making has two basic type

Types of Embroidery

embroidery finishing Special effects with embroidery can be obtained with yarn combinations, colour changes, special attachments and settings of tension to accomplish different stitching effects

Merchandiser's other Responsibilities

apparel Apart from acting as a mediator between buyer and the production unit, merchandiser also has the responsibility to advise and assist other departments right from sampling to final shipping.