Methods of Fabric Cutting

Methods of Fabric Cutting

What is Fabric Cutting?

In the view of modern garments business, it’s seen that quality is the first requirement of all the buyers around the world. In garments manufacturing, Cutting is an important process to make a quality product. Quality full fabric cutting reduces the wastage of fabric and makes the business profitable. To achieve quality full fabric cutting, a few methods have to maintain which are discussed in the following.

Fabric Cutting method

Fabric Cutting Method

Methods of Fabric Cutting:

In the garments industry, there are two available cutting methods, are-

  1. Manual Method,
  2. Computerized Method.

Those are discussed below:

1. Manual Fabric Cutting Method:

Here cutting process is done by using a knife, scissors, drill, etc. The knife is placed in the head of the cutting machine. The manual method is the most used cutting method in the garments industry.

The manual cutting method can be done by using the following equipment:

  • Round knife,
  • Band Knife,
  • Straight Knife,
  • Scissor,
  • Die-cutting,
  • Drill.

Advantage of Manual Cutting Method:

  1. Easy process of cutting.
  2. Educated manpower is not required.
  3. The low-cost knife is enough here to cut the fabric.
  4. Low maintenance cost.

The disadvantage of the Manual Cutting Method:

  1. Slow process.
  2. Not suitable for large scale production.
  3. Cutting speed cannot be controlled.
  4. The intensity of the accident is very high.
  5. Higher labor cost than computerized cutting method.

2. Computerized Fabric Cutting Method:

In the modern clothing manufacturing industry, the computerized cutting method becomes so much popular day by day due to its higher production and less time-consuming efficiency. Here all programs are loaded into the computer and the computer performs all the activities which are loaded.

The computerized Cutting method can be done by using the following equipment:

  • Straight knife cutting,
  • Water jet cutting,
  • Laser beam cutting,
  • Plasma torch cutting.

Advantage of Computerized Cutting Method:

  1. Very much effective cutting by a computer-controlled system.
  2. Very fast cutting operation.
  3. Suitable for large scale production.
  4. Cutting speed can be controlled.
  5. The intensity of the accident is very low.
  6. No need for any marker.
  7. Fabrics can be cut 7-8 times higher than the manual cutting method.
  8. Low labor cost.

The disadvantage of the Computerized Cutting Method:

  1. Higher maintenance cost.
  2. Skilled and educated manpower is required.
  3. So much expensive machine.
  4. If the correct disc is not loaded in the computer, then an error will be indicated.


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