How to Measure Button Ligne in Apparel Industry?

How to Measure Button Ligne in Apparel Industry?

Button ligne calculation is an important task for the garment merchandisers. Improper button size can turns the garments into faulty garments. As its importance in readymade garments sector, today I will present here the button size measurement system with examples.

What is Ligne?

Ligne means “line” which is a French word that became the standard reference used by German button manufacturers in the early eighteenth century. Ligne is expressed as “L” which is the internationally recognized standard. Ligne is used to measure the diameter of button.

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Button Size Measurement Method in Readymade Garments Sector:

To measure the button size, we have to use ligne.

Button Ligne (L),

Example-01:

If the button diameter is 15mm then what will be the size of button?

Solution:

Here,

Button diameter = 15mm,

So,

Button Ligne (L),

= 23.62

= 24 L

So, button size stands at 24L.

Example-02:

If the button diameter is 19mm then what will be the size of button?

Solution:

Here,

Button diameter= 19mm

So,

Button Ligne (L),

= 29.92

= 30L

So, button size stands at 30L.

Relation Between Ligne, Millimeters and Inches:

By calculating in the above way, we can get easily the various button lignes according to button diameter.

1inch=40L

 Relation Between Ligne, Millimeters and Inches

SL No.
Ligne (L)
Millimeters (mm)
Inches
01
14
9.20
0.35
02
16
10.5
0.40
03
18
11.6
0.45
04
20
12.5
0.50
05
21
13.5
0.53
06
22
14.2
0.55
07
23
14.8
0.58
08
24
15.0
0.60
09
27
16.8
0.68
10
28
17.8
0.7
11
30
19.0
0.75
12
32
20.5
0.80
13
34
21.5
0.85
14
36
22.9
0.90
15
40
25.4
1.00

Speech from the writer:

If you read this article with full concentration then you can easily answer the following questions in the interview:

  1. How to measure button size by lignes?
  2. Mention the button size chart.
  3. How to measure button lignes?
  4. How to measure button lignes in readymade garments sector?
  5. Mention the relation between Button Lignes, Millimeters and Inches.
  6. How to calculate button size by lignes?
  7. How to calculate button size (button lignes) in readymade garments sector?
  8. How do calculate button lignes from mm (millimeter)?
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Mayedul Islam

Mayedul Islam is working as a Sr. Merchandiser in a reputed Buying House. He has great passion in writing different articles on textile and Garments specially on Merchandising and Garment Washing. Send email:mayedul.islam66@gmail.com

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