How to Measure Button Ligne in Apparel Industry?

By | October 26, 2015

How to Measure Button Ligne in Apparel Industry?

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

 

Introduction:

Button ligne calculation is an important task for the garment merchandisers. Improper button size can turns the garments into faulty garments. As its importance in readymade garments sector, today I will present here the button size measurement system with examples.

What is Ligne?

Ligne means “line” which is a French word that became the standard reference used by German button manufacturers in the early eighteenth century. Ligne is expressed as “L” which is the internationally recognized standard. Ligne is used to measure the diameter of button.

Button Ligne

Button Ligne

Button Size Measurement Method in Readymade Garments Sector:

To measure the button size, we have to use ligne.

Button Ligne (L),

Example-01:

If the button diameter is 15mm then what will be the size of button?

Solution:

Here,

Button diameter = 15mm,

So,

Button Ligne (L),

= 23.62

= 24 L

So, button size stands at 24L.

Example-02:

If the button diameter is 19mm then what will be the size of button?

Solution:

Here,

Button diameter= 19mm

So,

Button Ligne (L),

= 29.92

= 30L

So, button size stands at 30L.

Relation Between Ligne, Millimeters and Inches:

By calculating in the above way, we can get easily the various button ligne according to button diameter.

1inch=40L

 Relation Between Ligne, Millimeters and Inches

SL No.
Ligne (L)
Millimeters (mm)
Inches
01
14
9.20
0.35
02
16
10.5
0.40
03
18
11.6
0.45
04
20
12.5
0.50
05
21
13.5
0.53
06
22
14.2
0.55
07
23
14.8
0.58
08
24
15.0
0.60
09
27
16.8
0.68
10
28
17.8
0.7
11
30
19.0
0.75
12
32
20.5
0.80
13
34
21.5
0.85
14
36
22.9
0.90
15
40
25.4
1.00

Speech from the writer:

If you read this article with full concentration then you can easily answer the following questions in the interview:

  1. How to measure button size by ligne?
  2. Mention the button size chart.
  3. How to measure button ligne?
  4. How to measure button ligne in readymade garments sector?
  5. Mention the relation between Button Ligne, Millimeters and Inches.
  6. How to calculate button size by ligne?
  7. How to calculate button size (button ligne) in readymade garments sector?
  8. How do calculate button ligne from mm (millimeter)?

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8 thoughts on “How to Measure Button Ligne in Apparel Industry?

  1. Uzzal Kumar Sharma.

    Button Length mes– Button diameter/0.61 — example -44mm/0.61 = 72L

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