Properties of Fusible Interlining

A Details Discussion on Fusible Interlining:

There are two types of interlining used in the readymade garments sector. Fusible interlining is one of those. It has great importance during sewing the clothing in the apparel manufacturing industry. Fusible interning follows some properties which have been mentioned in this article.


What is Fusible Interlining?

The interlining which can be fixed with the components of the garment by applying heat and pressure for a certain period of time is called fusible interlining. During fusing, the recommended temperature needed 165-170°C where fusing time needed 2-20sec and pressure depends on the fusing technique.

Characteristics of Fusible Interlining:

Fusible interlinings contain the below properties:

  1. Here, the fusing is done by using perfect temperature so that there is no hampering of fabric color.
  2. The maximum temperature of fusing should not be more than 175°
  3. The minimum temperature of this interlining should not be less than 110°
  4. The minimum temperature should be applied during fusing otherwise it will create a problem in the bonding between garments fabric and interlining during washing or end-user of garments.
  5. The bond of fusible interlinings should not be opened or hampered due to washing or dry cleaning.
  6. After completing this type of interlining it should contain the stiffness and drape properties of garments.
  7. The color of fusible interlinings must be white or transparent, but it can be different in color according to the fusing requirements.
  8. This type of interlining should be done as that the color of the garment cannot be changed due to the color of the interlining.
  9. The interlining should not be toxic to the human body during the end-use of garments.

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