Why We Used 10000000 During Centimeter Based Knit Fabric Consumption Calculation

Why We Used 10000000 During Centimeter Based Knit Fabric Consumption Calculation?

When I was a trainee merchandiser, I faced this type of problem that, why we will use 10000000 during centimeter-based knit fabric consumption calculation in the clothing industry. Not just me, there are so many, who still don’t know the correct explanation of that.

Sometimes, you will get the wrong information from your seniors (Few Seniors) regarding this issue, sometimes they will avoid you when you will ask this question. I had faced several times these situations when I wanted to clear my mind regarding these types of topics from my seniors. Today I will provide you the correct explanation for such kinds of problems. I think it will be very helpful for you. I hope you will help your juniors in the future regarding tricky tips like these.

Knit Fabric Consumption Calculation

Knit Fabric Consumption Calculation

The explanation for the problem that “why we will use 10000000 during centimeter based knit fabric consumption calculation” is in the following:

We know,

The basic formula for centimeter based knit fabric consumption calculation is-
= (Body length + sleeve length+ Allowance) cm × (Chest width + Allowance) cm × 2 × GSM .… (1)

At first, we have to think that, as we have needed the fabric consumption quantity in kg unit and the fabric GSM (Grams per square meter) is in a square meter, so we have to convert all the lengths (Body length, Sleeve length, and Chest width) into the square meter. As a result, we will divide both of the parts (Body length+ Sleeve length) and Chest width by 100 for each (we know, 1m= 100cm).

Now, the above formula (1) will show as the following-Knit Fabric Consumption Calculation
Now, after converting, it’s seen that all the units are in gram per square meter.
So, here dividing the formula (2) by 1000, we can easily get the fabric quantity in kg unit (we know, 1kg = 1000gm)

So, the above formula (2) will show as the following-Knit Fabric Consumption Calculation
So, it’s the explanation that why we will use 10000000 during centimeter based knit fabric consumption calculation.

Written By-

Mayedul Islam
Merchandiser at Fashion Xpress Buying House.
Badda, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
Email: mayedul.islam66@gmail.com

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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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