Difference Between Greige Fabric and RFD Fabric
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Badda, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
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Greige fabric and RFD fabric is the common two terms which are vastly used in textile industry. Both fabrics are not same. There are some basic difference. But it’s a matter of great sorrow that, there are so may textile engineers who still don’t know the correct difference between greige fabric and RFD fabric. Some basic differences between those have mentioned in this article.
Greige fabric is produced in knitting or woven factory. In the latter, it should be processed for color garments manufacturing, printing, garment dyeing etc. Normally It’s color is grey or off white and fabric cost is lower than ready for dyeing (RFD) fabric.
RFD means ready for dyeing. RFD fabric comes after passing various processes such as scouring, bleaching, equalizing etc. RFD fabric is used for manufacturing the colored garments, printing and fabric dyeing etc. Cost of RFD fabric is higher than greige.
Compare Between RFD Fabric and Greige Fabric:
The fabrics which come from knitting or weaving directly and no extra process applied there, is termed as greige fabric.
RFD fabric comes from the greige fabric which is passed through a lot of processes such like scouring, bleaching, equlaizing etc. is termed as RFD fabric.
Directly comes from weaving or knitting factory.
Comes through a lot of processes such like scouring, bleaching, equalizing processes etc.
Color of greige fabric is grey or off white.
Color of RFD fabric is white.
Though greige fabric is the main root of any fabric. Each greige fabric has to ready for
preparing RFD (ready for dyeing) fabric.
RFD fabric is prepared for white color garments manufacturing, garment dyeing, printing etc.
Cost of greige is lower than RFD fabric.
Cost of RFD fabric is higher than greige fabric.
The main object of greige fabric is to prepare RFD fabric.
RFD fabric is used for garment dyeing, white color garments manufacturing, printing etc.