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Stitch World October, 2015

While pressing can remove the ‘unwanted’ crease as well as impart ‘wanted’ creases, finishing can only remove the ‘unwanted’ crease, thereby limiting its use for formal clothing. However, finishing being a continuous process with tremendous possibilities for automation, mass manufacturing is gradually adopting finishing over ironing and pressing to scale up the production. While the technology of buck ironing is giving way to sophisticated buck pressing and non-contact tunnel finishing is giving way to flexible finishing module, the trend is shifting from mass manufacturing to flexible manufacturing. Dr. Prabir Jana, Professor,…

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