List of Fabric Package Used in Apparel Industry

List of Fabric Package Used in Apparel Industry:

Fabric package plays an important role in the readymade garments sector to fold the fabric in the correct form. There are different types of fabric packages that are mentioned in this article with correct images.

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Types of Fabric Package Used in Garments Industry:

There are different types of fabric packages used in the apparel industry, which are pointed out below:

  1. Open fabric roll,
  2. Folded fabric roll,
  3. Tubular knitted fabric roll,
  4. Hanging fabric roll,
  5. Folded fabric scuttled

All the above fabric roll have explained the below:

1. Open fabric roll:

The open fabric roll is formed by the open width fabric which is used for making woven garments. Most of the time, the fabric is supplied by wrapping over a tube in the garments manufacturing industry which is about 7 to 8cm in diameter. Sometimes fabric rolls are varied from 75cm to 3 meters whereas the length of fabric is usually 100 meters or more. The open fabric roll is perfect for both manual and machine spreading.

Open fabric package or roll

Open fabric roll

2. Folded fabric roll:

Folded fabric roll or package is generally used by a retail seller. Here, the fabric is wrapped over 1-2cm thick and hardboard whereas the fabric width is 70-80cm. this type of fabric cannot be spread by using the spreading machine.

Folded fabric package or roll

Folded fabric roll

3. Tubular knitted fabric roll:

In the garments manufacturing industry, Most of the knit fabrics are found in tubular form and those are supplied in roll form. Normally tube roll has the same width as the width of the garment such as polo shirts or T-shirts. Here, a fabric spreading machine is used to spread fabric from the roll or package.

Tubular knitted fabric package or roll

Tubular knitted fabric roll

4. Hanging fabric roll or package:

It is used for both woven and knitted fabrics but especially for velvet or pile fabrics. Here, fabrics are placed in a special type of frame according to the length and width and should keep in the hanging form so that the pile is not crushed. Manual spreading is used for these types of the fabric roll.

Hanging fabric package

Hanging fabric roll

5. Folded fabric scuttled

Check fabric and knitted fabrics are found in folded fabric cscuttledpackage. This type of fabric roll is used to avoid distortion of those fabrics. Here, fabrics are folded in full width. A folded fabric cscuttledpackage is prepared by folding the last edge of the fabric. It is the toughest fabric roll for spreading where the spreading machine is required to make lay from these types of packages.

Folded fabric cuttled

Folded fabric cuttled

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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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