Friday, 14 May 2021

FEW POINTS ON STARCH &STIFFNESS






Certain cloths require starch after washing, They retain stiffness with correct amount of starch. 

 The strength of the starch depends upon two factors:

1. The thickness of the fabric

2. The stiffness required in the article

Thin texture fabric need heavy starching were as the thick fabrics need light starching. Full strength is therefore diluted with cold water to the required strength.

FULL STRENGTH OF STANDARD STARCH

COLD WATER

ARTICLES-COTTON &LINEN

PART

1 PART

CAPS &HATS

 

2-3 PARTS

TABLE MATS, COTTON DUPATTAS,TRAY CLOTH, MASK, TABLE CLOTH

PART

4 PARTS

THIN CURTAINS,BLOUSE,TABLE NAPKIN, SALWAR

PART

5 PARTS

THICK CURTAINS,THIN BLOUSES, APRONS

 

PART

6 PARTS

BLOUSES, SAREES


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