Category: Apparel Science

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Difference Between Conventional Cotton, Organic Cotton, and BCI Cotton

Cotton has been used in clothing and textiles for thousands of years. Even though synthetics have surpassed cotton in the global fiber market, cotton remains the second most popular apparel fiber, accounting for 24% of global fiber production in 2020. It is also an essential non-food crop in the world. Growing, transporting, and processing cotton and other ancillary services employ...

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Quality 4.0 :- Technology and Data-Driven Quality Management

Over the last decade, manufacturing practices, processes, and technologies have undergone significant changes. These modifications have the potential to resurrect their engineering and manufacturing activities. This phenomenon is known as the Fourth Industrial Revolution or Industry 4.0. It is founded on advanced manufacturing and engineering technologies, massive digitization, big data analytics, advanced robotics, adaptive automation, additive and precision manufacturing (e.g.,...

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A Plant-Based Nonwoven Fabric for Sensitive Skin

Suominen, a Finnish nonwoven fabric company, has introduced Biolace Ultrasoft, a nonwoven fabric for personal care and infant items manufactured from plant-based biodegradable and compostable raw ingredients. Biolace Ultrasoft is the most recent addition to Suominen’s sustainable product portfolio, and it is a continuation of the Biolace product line, which was introduced over a decade ago. Biolace Ultrasoft was created...

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How to Use AQL in Garment Industry?

What Is AQL (Acceptable Quality Level) AQL is an abbreviation for Acceptable Quality Level. When it comes to quality in the garment export sector, one of the most commonly used terms in AQL (Accepted Quality Level). The majority of acceptance decisions for apparel/garment shipments for the export market are based on AQL-based sample strategies. In the garment industry, before accepting finished items...

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5 Steps To Assure The Garment Quality

Assume you’re a customer at a clothing store where you shop frequently. You buy a size medium jacket, expecting it to fit like a previous medium-sized jacket you purchased there. When you get home, however, the shirt does not fit as expected. You’re going to return the shirt, right? You might even be hesitant to return there in the future....

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GPT And FPT Testing

What Are GPT and FPT? GPT and FPT are terms that are frequently used in the garment and textile industries. Basically, the GPT term is most commonly used in the garment industry, while the FPT term is most commonly used in the textile industry. We can easily understand GPT and FPT after reading this article. Each buyer establishes guidelines for...

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WHOLEGARMENT: 3D-knitted Zero Waste garments

No sewing, no seams, no stitches. That’s seamless. A specific knitting technology that uses specialized circular looms to develop garments that adapt perfectly to the body, making people forget that they are actually wearing them. By eliminating the fabric cutting and sewing process, there is an optimization of the production process making seamless production a lot faster than conventional. There...

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How to Calculate Button Size

This article will explain How To Calculate Button Size by Ligne. You will learn how to take measurements of various button shapes and sizes and translate the button size from cm/mm to ligen and vice versa. What is Button Size? Button sizes are recognized worldwide with “L” or “ligne” which is a French term to measure length. A ligne measurement...

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How to Calculating Production Floor Capacity

Production Floor Capacity Calculation The capacity calculation is an important topic in the garment industry. For industrial engineers, supervisors, and production managers it is very important to know the production floor capacity to plan their production efficiently.  Calculation of production floor capacity is extremely straightforward however you should know the line efficiency. This article will help you to understand How to Calculate...

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The 7 QC Tools For Quality Management

Quality management is an integral factor in the growth and sustainability of any business. Efficient quality management, which has the highest impact on customer experience, is essential for any business. The seven essential tools of quality management, also known as 7QC tools, are very effective in quality management and the quality assurance process. So, businesses who want to ensure the...