Difference Between Greige Fabric and RFD Fabric

By | January 13, 2016

Difference Between Greige Fabric and RFD Fabric

Mayedul Islam
Merchandiser at Fashion Xpress Buying House.
Badda, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
Email: [email protected]

 

Introduction:

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 and RFD Fabric

Greige and RFD Fabric

Greige Fabric:

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.

Greige Fabric

Greige Fabric

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.

RFD Fabric

RFD Fabric

Compare Between RFD Fabric and Greige Fabric:

SL No.
Difference Matters
Greige Fabric
RFD Fabric
01
Definition
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.
02
Comes from
Directly comes from weaving or knitting factory.
Comes through a lot of processes such like scouring, bleaching, equalizing processes etc.
03
Color
Color of greige fabric is grey or off white.
Color of RFD fabric is white.
04
Prepared for
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.
05
Costing matters
Cost of greige is lower than RFD fabric.
Cost of RFD fabric is higher than greige fabric.
06
Object
The main object of greige fabric is to prepare RFD fabric.
RFD fabric is used for garment dyeing, white color garments manufacturing, printing etc.

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2 thoughts on “Difference Between Greige Fabric and RFD Fabric

  1. SANJAY KULSHRESTHA

    IT IS HARD LUCK OF WEAVING THAT WE DO NOT HAVE COORECT SPELL OF
    GREIGE OR GREY OR GRAY
    AND WHAT DOES IT ACTUAL MEAN WHY IT IS
    GREIGE OR GREY OR GRAY
    LET WE STANDARDISE GLOBALLY

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