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

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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...]

Different Types of Print Used in Fabric Decoration

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Print or Printing Printing is a process for reproducing text and images using a master form or template. Textile printing involves the production of a predetermined colored pattern on a fabric, usually with a definite repeat. To decorate fabric there are different types of print process. They are given below. Types of print: Pigment print. Glitter print Water base plastisol print Metallic print Oil base plastisol print. Reactive … [Read more...]

Smart Textiles: New Branch of Technical Textile

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Smart Textiles: New Branch of Technical TextileBhavdip Paldiya Dept. of Textile Technology Sarvajanik College of Engineering & Technology, Surat, India Cell: +91 9662020909 Email: bhavdipk9009@gmail.com   WHAT IS SMART TEXTILES? SMART TEXTILES are defined as textiles that can sense and react to environmental conditions or stimuli, from mechanical, thermal, magnetic, chemical, electrical, or other sources. They are … [Read more...]

Steps of Printing Process

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Printing: The printing is described as localized dyeing, dyes or pigment are applied locally or discontinuously to produce the various designs. Printing is the production of all active designs with well defined boundaries made by the artistic arrangement of a motif is one or more colors. Printing is a process for reproducing text and image, typically with ink on paper using a printing press. It is often carried out as a large-scale industrial … [Read more...]

Characteristics of Sisal Fiber | Uses or Application of Sisal Fiber

sisal fiber

Sisal Fiber: Sisal fiber is derived from the leaves of the plant. It is usually obtained by machine decorations in which the leaf is crushed between rollers and then mechanically scraped. Sisal fiber is fully biodegradable fiber. Sisal is one of the most widely used natural fiber and is very easily cultivated. Sisal fiber is a coarse and strong fiber, sisal is being increasingly used in composite materials for cars, furniture and construction as … [Read more...]

Importance of Letter of Credit (L/C) in Garment Merchandising

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Importance of Letter of Credit (L/C) in Garment Merchandising Noor Ahmed Raaz B.Sc. in Apparel Manufacturing Asst. Merchandiser Opex Sinha Group, Narayongonj Email: raju.uttara72@yahoo.com     Introduction: Business transactions usually begin with a purchase order placed by a buyer with a seller. It is very easy to understand, the order, or fax received from the buyer, is not something very reliable and secure. Although the … [Read more...]

List of Trims and Accessories Used in Apparel Industries

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List of Trims and Accessories Used in Apparel Industries Noor Ahmed Raaz B.Sc. in Apparel Manufacturing Asst. Merchandiser Opex Sinha Group, Narayongonj Email: raju.uttara72@yahoo.com     Trims and Accessories: To full fill the design objectives we need different kind of materials. Trims and accessories are the most important element for making garments. Fabrics are the main material, which used for garment manufacturing. We … [Read more...]

Mohair Fiber | Characteristics of Mohair Fiber

mohair fiber

Mohair Fiber: Mohair, the lustrous fleece of the Angora goat, is one of the most important specialty animal fibers, detailed on the frontispiece. This is true although it represents less than 0.02 % of the total world fiber production. Mohair fiber is largely produced in South Africa and the United States of America (Texas) but also in Turkey, Argentina, Lesotho, Australia and New Zealand. South Africa presently accounts for approximately 60% of … [Read more...]

Capacity Study of a Garment Worker

Capacity Study of a Garment Worker

Capacity Study of a Garment Worker Noor Ahmed Raaz B.Sc. in Apparel Manufacturing Asst. Merchandiser Opex Sinha Group, Narayongonj Email: raju.uttara72@yahoo.com     Capacity Study: When we make a capacity study on an operator, we are measuring the performance he/she should attain if she continues to work at the same pace and use the same method as observed during the study. This means that at the end of the study we can say … [Read more...]