Advantages Of Mechanical And Manual Fabric Spreading In Garment Manufacturing

Fabric Spreading Methods

Mechanical spreading and manual spreading are two types of fabric spreading. These two types have some advantages and some limitations of use. Anyhow, I have given the features of mechanical spreading and advantages of manual spreading below.

Advantages of Mechanical Method:

The following are the advantages of mechanical methods of fabric spreading. They are-

  1. High production is achieved by mechanical method.
  2. Arrangements available for counting number of plies.
  3. Cutting devices available at the end of each ply.
  4. Auto leveler available to flat the fabric.
  5. Photo-cells available for selvedge alignment.
  6. Speed controller available to ensure uniform tension.
  7. Grinding wheel available with the cutter.
  8. Fabric loading and unloading device available for nonstop spreading.
  9. A platform is available for the operator by which he/she can sit or stand during spreading.
  10. Low labor cost.
  11. Suitable for large scale apparel industry.

Advantages of Manual Fabric Spreading:

The following are the manual methods of fabric spreading. They are-

  1. Easy to operate.
  2. Investment low.
  3. Suitable for small scale garment industry.

The manual fabric spreading method is popular in the sub-continent because manpower is available here also they are cheap.

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