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 turn the garments into faulty garments. As its importance in the 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 the 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 the button?

Solution:

Here,

Button diameter = 15mm,

So,

Button Ligne (L),

= 23.62

= 24 L

So, the button size stands at 24L.

Example-02:

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

Solution:

Here,

Button diameter= 19mm

So,

Button Ligne (L),

= 29.92

= 30L

So, the 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 the readymade clothing 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 the readymade garments sector?
  8. How do calculate button lignes from mm (millimeter)?

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