General Classification of Zipper

By | October 5, 2015

General Classification of Zipper

Noor Ahmed Raaz
B.Sc. in Textile Engineering (CU)
Specialized in Apparel Manufacturing
Merchandiser
A.M.C.S Textile Ltd (AEPZ)
Email: raju.uttara105@gmail.com

 

Zipper:

Zipper is important garments part which is used for opening and closing function. This is one kind of trimming but it also uses as garments accessories. Zipper is the most common fastening device which used in apparel industry. Today I would like to discuss about the classification of zipper and their uses.

Classification of Zipper:

There is some classification of zipper, every one of which has a different apply. The classification of zipper is depending on forms, styles, fabrication, uses of materials, etc. There are some materials used for zipper manufacturing process such as metallic, plastic, wooden, animal bones, etc.

Generally zipper is classifying three ways. They are explained below

  1. According to the zipper teeth material
  2. According to the zipper teeth size
  3. According to the zipper function

1. According to the zipper teeth material:

A. Nylon zipper

Use: Jacket

B. Metal zipper

Use: Trouser

C. Plastic zipper

Use: Pant

According to the zipper teeth material

2. According to the zipper teeth size:

A. General teeth size

Example: #3, #4, #4.5, #5, #6, #7, #8, # 10

B. Custom teeth size

According to the zipper teeth size

3. According to the zipper function:

A. Open end zipper

Use: Jacket

B. Closed end zipper

Use: Pant

According to the zipper function

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