Types of Thread Package Used in Apparel Industry

By | January 24, 2016

Types of Thread Package Used in Apparel Industry

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

 

Introduction:

Thread package is important equipment in apparel manufacturing industry. Sewing threads are wound at parallel or cross at different types of thread packages. As its importance, this article has presented a brief discussion on thread package with their correct images.

Different Types of Thread Package Used in Garment Industry:

Various types of thread packages are pointed out the below-

  1. Spool,
  2. Cop,
  3. Cone,
  4. Vicone,
  5. Container,
  6. Cocoon,
  7. Pre wound bobbin.

All the above thread package types have discussed in the following:

1. Spool:

Spool is a small thread package which is made by wood or plastic with flange at two ends. Spool thread package contains 100-500meter thread at parallel wound. Spool is used for leather, shoe or domestic purposes.

Spool Package

Spool Package

2. Cop:

Cop is small cylindrical thread package without any flange. Cop contains 1000-2500 meter thread at cross wound. Cop is used for furnishing the garments where color of thread changes frequently.

Cop Package

Cop Package

3. Cone:

Cone is a small package which is made on plastic conical tube. It contains more than 500 meter thread at cross wind. Cone thread package is an ideal and most used package in readymade garments sector.

Cone Package

Cone Package

4. Vicone:

This type of thread package is made on parallel and little conical tube with a lip like flange at one end. It contains 3000 meter thread at cross wind. Vicone thread package is mostly used for smooth thread on filament such as embroidery thread.

Vicone Package

Vicone Package

5. Container:

Container is a large thread package used for filament thread which cannot be controlled by others general packages.

6. Cocoon:

Cocoon is a special thread package which done its job without any support. It is used in shuttle of special quilting machine.

Cocoon Package

Cocoon Package

7. Pre wound bobbin:

Pre wound bobbin is used to replace the bobbin of lock stitch machine.

Pre-wound Bobbin

Pre-wound Bobbin

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