Denim Constructions

Here are some typical denim grey fabric constructions

Weave: twill 3/1 Z

3/1 Denim Fabric Constructions

Warp(ends/cm) Weft(ends/cm) Warp Tex Weft Tex Weave
24 16 7 84 6 98 3/1
25 16 7 84 6 98  
24 16 7 84 5.5 107  
20.8 15.5 7.4 80 6 98  
27 19 7.5 78 6.7 88  
24 17 7 84 6 98  
23 15 11 8.5 11.8 50  
23 16.5 7 84 7 84  
24.6 16.5 6 98 7 84  
30 18 8.6 71 7 84  
25 26 7 84 5.5 107  
26 21 11.8 50 11.8 50  
22.8 16.5 6.7 88 6.7 88  
25 18 7 84 7 84  
27 18 7 84 5.5 107  
             

 

Chambray Fabrics – Weave :Plain or 2/1

Warp Weft Warp Tex Weft Tex Weave
24 20 24 25 24 25 1/1
27 16 24 25 24 25 1/1
21 12 12 49 12 49 1/1
23 16 12 49 14 42 1/1
25 15 9 66 7 84 1/2
23.3 16 16 37 12 50 1/2
25 16 16 37 16 37 1/2
25 15 9 66 12 50 1/1
23 19 20 30 20 30 1/1

 

Denim with stripes

Combination twill 3/1, plain 1/1 whipcord. Possibilities to achieve different fabric appearance.

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   Stripes twill 2/1 + ½             Stripes twill 2/1 + plain

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   Whipcord narrow strips       Whipcord weave strips

Fancy fabric woven on dobby

(fig. 3 + 5 woven on tappets) by inserting Lurex or count. Viscose filament in weft

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Fig. 1                                                 Fig. 2

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Fig. 3 Reversal drafting           Fig. 4 Fancy drafting

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Fig. 5 Broken drafting                Fig. 6

Effects are achieved with multicolor WM and warp beam in high pos.

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About the author: Adnan is a textile engineer and working with a reputed denim garment company in Pakistan.He is looking after new denim developments.