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1. Fusing-An Understanding Fusing is the process of fixing a fusible interlining to the outer fabric by application heat & pressure. In this process the interlining & outer fabric composite is heated up to a specified temperature; as recommended by the manufacturer (depending upon the melting point of adhesive used […]

Fusing Introduction | Part 1


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INTRODUCTION A defect of the knitted fabric is an abnormality which spoils the aesthetics i.e. the clean & uniform appearance of the fabric & effects the performance parameters, like; dimensional stability etc. The International Standard describes defects which commonly appear during the inspection of knitted piece-goods. The purpose of this […]

Knitted fabric Defect: Cause and Remedies


There are several different ways by which coloring materials are classified; the following are the most useful ones for the dyer: 1. Classification according to solubility 2. Soluble dyes (anionic or cationic) 3. Disperse dyes (non-ionic, very slightly water soluble) 4. Pigments (insoluble) 2. Classification according to method of application […]

Classification of Textile Dye



TEXTILE PRINTING Color designs are developed on fabrics by printing with dyes and pigments in paste form with specially designed machines. Printing is used to apply coloring localized areas only. Printed fabrics usually have clear-cut edges in the printed portions on the face of the fabric. Printing allows for great […]

Textile and garment Printing


Fusing is a base fabric having a deposition of thermoplastic adhesive resin which can be bonded to another fabric by the application of heat and pressure. Regardless of which fusible and machine are used, fusing is controlled by four processing components – temperature, time, pressure and cooling and these have […]

What is garment fusing and factors affecting it


INTRODUCTION: Today’s competitive market’s main aim is to satisfy customer needs in limited period of time. The faster the product is brought to the market the more competitive edge the company is likely to have as faster product availability is key to increasing sales. The importance of speed-to-market has made […]

Supplier Performance Management



Trims are materials used to ornament or enhance garments. They are visible parts of garments that may be used to increase hanger appeal, provide product differentiation, relate to current fashion trends, and carry a theme through an entire collection. Trims include a broad range of materials and treatment that may […]

Trims specification series: Zippers


Today in the era of production, we all strive day and night to refine our processes. But after a point of time we feel that the growth has started slowing down even if our efforts are not. Something is holding on the processes. There can be a lot of factors. […]

Warehouse: The Backbone of Supply Chain


ABOUT WRAP ·         Worldwide Responsible Accredited Production (WRAP) is an independent, objective, non-profit team of global social compliance experts dedicated to promoting safe, lawful, humane and ethical manufacturing around the world through certification and education. ·         WRAP is headquartered in Arlington, Virginia, USA and has branch offices in Hong Kong and Bangladesh […]

WRAP



Occupational Safety And Health Administration Created on December 29, 1970 Created by United States Congress and President Richard Nixon Mission to assure safe and healthful conditions for working men and women by setting and enforcing standards and providing training, outreach, education and compliance assistance INTRODUCTION Under the OSHA law, employers […]

OSHA


INTRODUCTION TO 6 SIGMA Six Sigma is a method that provides organizations tools to improve the capability of their business processes. This increase in performance and decrease in process variation lead to defect reduction and improvement in profits, employee morale, and quality of products or services. Six Sigma quality is […]

Six Sigma




Multiple activity charts are the process charts using a time scale. It usually comes in picture when work study man wants to record the activities of one subject with respect to other on a single chart. Subject may be the worker, machine or equipment. Multiple Activity Charts are a very […]

Multiple Activity Chart


Method Study is the study of work (method) for a job to achieve process improvement, improve layout, improve design, better working environment, and reducing fatigue. Method study is more of a systematic approach to job design than a set of techniques It is defined as the systematic recording and critical examination of existing and […]

Method Study


INTRODUCTION Dyes are colored organic compounds used to impart color onto cloth. The current process for dyeing textiles is operative, but inefficient and harmful. The primary function of water in the dyeing process is to rinse excess dye off of the fabrics that have been colored. All of the current […]

Waterless Dyeing



INTRODUCTION Synthetic fibers are the most popular fibers in the world. They account for about 65% of world production versus 35% for natural fibers. Most synthetic fibers (approximately 70%) are made from polyester. The polyester most often used in textiles is polyethylene terephthalate (PET). When used in a fabric, it is most […]

Recycled Polyethylene Terephthalate (rPET)


The popular definition of lean is: “It is a comprehensive set of techniques that, when combined and matured, will allow you to reduce and then eliminate the seven wastes. This system not only will make your company leaner, but subsequently more leaner more flexible and responsive by reducing waste.” “A […]

Lean Manufacturing


WOVEN FABRIC DEFECTS A Fabric Defect is any abnormality in the Fabric that hinders its acceptability by the consumer. Due to the increasing demand for quality fabrics, high quality requirements are today greater since customer has become more aware of poor quality problems. To avoid rejection of fabric, it is […]

Fabric Defect, Causes and Remedies



The equations of various productivity measurement methods are given below:- A. Physical Productivity Measurement Method:- Labor Productivity = (volume of output) / (Volume of labor input) Material Productivity = (volume of output) / (Volume of material input) Machine Productivity = (Volume of output) / (Volume of machine input) Energy Productivity […]

Productivity Measurement Methods


Productivity Productivity is a relationship between input and output. Productivity= (Output/Input) Productivity denotes the productivness of the factors of production, labour and capital, in citation of wealth (BIMF 1976). It is concerned with the efficient utilization of resources (inputs) in producing goods (output). Efficiency is the ratio of actual output […]

What is Productivity?


In order that thread should sew well, it must be presented to the machine in a satisfactory way. It must be possible to purchase it in economically large or small quantities, while still having the right number of separate package for use on multi-thread machines. It is sold by length […]

Types of Thread Packages in garment industry



-An article by Chitranshu Katiyar FINISHING A series of processing operations applied to gray fabric to enhance their appearance and hand, properties and possible applications. In textile manufacturing, finishing refers to the processes that convert the woven or knitted cloth into a usable material and more specifically to any process […]

Eco-Friendly Finishes


In this Part we will be dealing with fabric finishes based on Aesthetics point of view. Aesthetics:- The appearance of the fabric is conventionally thought to be a result of the combination of yarn, weave, per-treatment, dying and printing. But now a day a lot of mechanical and chemical processes […]

Aesthetic Finishes


Garment Finishing
What is finishing? A series of processing operations applied to gray fabric to enhance their appearance and hand, properties and possible applications. In textile manufacturing, finishing refers to the processes that convert the woven or knitted cloth into a usable material and more specifically to any process performed after dyeing […]

Fabric and Garment Finshes : A basic Overview



Jacket designed for cyclist
  Rahul Kumar -National Institute of Fashion Technology, Bengaluru INTRODUCTION Cyclist accounts for more than half of all the road fatalities in India. [A study by Michigan University and Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi]. A very huge section of population still consider bicycle whether as a means of transportation or […]

HIGH VISIBILITY CLOTHING : the future rolling ahead