Trot – Know Your Underwear!
Underwear or Inner-wear has is becoming more of an “Informed Decision” over time.
The conventional manufacturers of garments have also evolved over the years. From producing look alike products from the same fabrics to developing specialized designs and patterns while using new and improved fabrics for the comfort and experience of the user.
Some of these fabrics and Treatments for a perfect Inner-wear Garment are stated below. Want to know about the types of Products, refer to our previous Blog.
Cotton: A natural fiber approximately 3/8 to 2 inches long, Cotton is perhaps the most popular fiber for fabric in the world. It is soft, comfortable and breathes well. This is the most widely used fabric because of it’s availability and acceptance in the industry.
Combed Cotton: Extremely soft and lustrous Cotton subjected to an extra production step in which short fibers are removed, and remaining fibers are straightened. This Type of Fabric is used for Value Added items and are extra comfy & Durable making it superior to it’s competition
Modal: Once considered an “artificial silk,” Modal is a type of Rayon and is smooth, soft and breathes extremely well. An extremely luxurious fabric, it’s cool to the touch, absorbent and similar in texture to Silk or Cotton. Unlike Cotton, however, it is resistant to shrinkage and less likely to fade or pill. The only drawback of this superior fabric is that it’s too warm for normal usage but is ideal to certain demographics
Microfiber: Known for it’s moisture-wicking properties, Microfiber can be any manufactured synthetic fiber (poly or nylon.) Fabrics made with Microfiber are light-weight and durable, matching the qualities of natural fibers. Suitable for sporting and related physical activities as it supports mobility and performance.
A fabric softener is a liquid composition added to machines during the rinse cycle to make clothes feel better to the touch. These products work by depositing lubricating chemicals on the fabric that make it feel softer, reduce static cling.
In general bio wash fabric is one which can be washed easily using eco-friendly detergents. In industry point of view bio washing of fabrics is a process in which the cellulosic fabric is subjected to cellulose enzyme. These enzymes acts on cellulose and degrades it.
Aims at increasing the softness of the fabric. Typically by the time construction (sewing) is finished, there's not enough of these washes left on the surface of the fabric to cause any stitching issues