Methods of Fabric Coating
Coating is a widely used method by many men's walks shorts manufacturers in Mumbai and manufacturers around the globe to change and enhance the physical appearance or characteristics of a fabric. It is conducted by covering fabric such as nylon, cotton, wool, polyester etc. with a product like PU, PVC or silicon. By undergoing coating process, fabrics show durability, resistance to normal wear and tear and many other features, which are not associated with its original form.
Following are the methods accepted commonly for coating by apparel manufacturers India and around the world.
In this method, a fabric or textile or a particular type is directly coated with any of the coating agent such as PU, Poly Vinyl Chloride or Silicon. The agent is applied in four layers on to the fabric that is undergoing the coating process. It is the simplest form of coating and can be done on any kind of fabric depending upon its reaction to the coating agent used in the process.
Fabrics that can be stretched can be coated with direct coating method and this method can help produce really weightless materials.
In this method, the polymer is spread on to a release paper in the first place and then the release paper is laminated onto the fabric and then removed. Waterproof fabrics can be produced easily with this type of coating. There are three main stages in this type of coating.
- The resin is coated on the transfer paper and the solvent is then evaporated.
- The fabric is then placed on the transfer paper and further remains of the solvent are then completely evaporated.
- The coated fabric is then peeled off the transfer paper to get the coated fabric separate.
Any of these methods can be followed according to the type of the fabric requirement or the financial feasibility of the manufacturer around the world.
Water resistant coating ( Also Teflon Coating)
These coatings provide various effects to the fabric and are very important fabric options provided by GTW Clothing LLP a leading Apparel Exporter India