Types Of Fabric Packages For Fabric Spreading

Spreading of fabric is done both manual and mechanical method. Here, fabric is unwound from the fabric roll. Fabric may be woven or knitted. This fabric roll is formed in tubular or open width form.

Types of Fabric Packages for Fabric Spreading: Various fabric packages are used for fabric spreading. They are-

  1. Roll Form: This type of roll is formed by the open width fabric. Open width fabric roll is used for making woven apparels. Woven fabric is formed in open width but sometimes knit fabric is found in open width. In the case of knit fabric, tubular fabric is cutted for making open width form by the slitting machine.
  2. Roll Form: This type of roll is formed by the tubular fabric. Tubular fabric roll is used for making knitwear.
  3. Flat Form: Flat form fabric package is mostly used for knitwear.
  4. Hanging Form: It is used for both woven and knit wear, especially for velvet fabric or pile fabrics.

Splicing: Splicing means overlapping during spreading fabric from roll. When ply end is overlapped with other ply end that is called splicing.

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