Auxiliary Weaving Motions or Functions of a Loom

Weaving Motions

Auxiliary Weaving Motions or Functions of a Loom Sheikh Nurja B.Sc. Engineer of Textile Merchandiser E-mail: engineer.nurja@gmail.com Facebook: Sheikh Nurja     Function of a loom We know there are five basic weaving motions of a loom without which a loom cannot run. They are, Warp let-off Warp Shedding Weft insertion or Picking Beat-up Take-up Basic motions of a loom Beside all these basic weaving motions … [Read more...]

Working Procedure of Peroxide Bleaching

Peroxide Bleaching

Working Procedure of Peroxide Bleaching Masum Sheikh B.Sc. in Textile Engineering Email: masum.tex13@gmail.com   Bleaching with Peroxide: Hydrogen peroxide was discovered in 1818 and its use in bleaching textiles was first suggested in 1866. However, its high cost limited its use in cotton bleaching until 1935. Pure hydrogen peroxide is fairly stable in presence of sulphuric acid and phosphoric acid if stored away from sunlight in … [Read more...]

An Overview of Electronic Textiles

Electronic Textiles

An Overview of Electronic Textiles Masum Sheikh B.Sc. in Textile Engineering Email: masum.tex13@gmail.com       Electronic textiles Electronic textiles also known as E- textiles,  or smart textiles, are fabrics that enable digital components, and electronic to be embedded in them. Many intelligent clothing, smart clothing, wearable computing projects involve the use of textiles. It is one branch of technical … [Read more...]

Different Parts of Straight Knife Cutting Machine

Straight Knife Cutting Machine

Straight Knife Cutting Machine It is the most useful cutting instrument in apparel cutting. In apparel industry, more than 99% cases this knife is used. This machine is called straight knife cutting machine because its cutter is straight in shape. It is used for both woven & knit fabric. In this machine different types of straight knife are used according to the different cutting objects. This machine provides good efficiency. It is widely … [Read more...]

Weaving Process in Textile

Weaving

Weaving Weaving means to interlace two ore more yarn systems crosswise and perpendicular. On the weaving machine (loom) the weft yarn is inserted into the lengthwise oriented warp yarns (shed). Before the weaving process starts some preparatory processes have to be carried out. At first, the loom beam has to be prepared. The warp yarns have to be assembled with the help of direct warping machines or sectional warping machines. Sectional warping … [Read more...]

An Overview of Natural Impurities in Fiber

Impurities in Fiber

Impurities in Fiber The most important natural raw materials for textiles are cotton and wool. In addition linen and further cellulosic fibers such as flax, hamp, ramie and sisal. As natural products these fibers are not chemically pure. Cotton for example consists mainly of cellulose but also contains relevant amounts of impurities in fiber. These impurities in fiber have influence on the mechanical and chemical properties fibers. The gross … [Read more...]

Garments Costing Parameters

garments costing

Garments Costing Parameters Noor Ahmed Raaz B.Sc. in Apparel Manufacturing Asst. Merchandiser Opex Sinha Group, Narayongonj Email: raju.uttara72@yahoo.com     Garments Costing Garments costing is an important task for a garments merchandiser. Overall profit depends on it. All manufacturing Companies sell their product to make profit. The profit on each product sold can be defined as the difference between the selling price of … [Read more...]

Garments Carton Consumption and Costing Calculation

Garments Carton

Garments Carton Consumption and Costing Calculation Noor Ahmed Raaz B.Sc. in Apparel Manufacturing Asst. Merchandiser Opex Sinha Group, Narayongonj Email: raju.uttara72@yahoo.com     GARMENTS CARTON: A garments carton is a box or container usually made of paperboard and sometimes of corrugated fiberboard. Many types of garments cartons are used in apparel packaging. Sometimes a carton is also called a box. It is widely used … [Read more...]

Different Types of Woven Fabric with Their End Uses

woven fabric

Fabric: Fabrics are manufactured assembly of fibers and/or yarns, which have substantial surface areas in relation to the thickness and sufficient strength to give the assembly inherent cohesion. Types of fabric: (a) Woven, (b) Knitted, & (c) Non-woven. Woven fabric Woven fabric is formed by interlacing two sets of yarns at right angles to each other. The set of yarns which lie in the lengthwise direction is known as warp and the width … [Read more...]

Yarn Count Conversion Formula

yarn count

Yarn Count Conversion Formula S. M. Hossen Uzzal B.Sc. in Textile Technology Noakhali Textile Engineering College Email: smhossen.tex@gmail.com       Yarn Count: Count is a numerical value, which express the coarseness or fineness (diameter) of the yarn and also indicate the relationship between length and weight (the mass per unit length or the length per unit mass) of that yarn. Therefore, the concept of yarn count … [Read more...]