Transparent Tape VS. Cloth Film Tape: What Is The Difference

November 24, 2017 SBSZIPPER 0

Reinforcement Tape or Strengthened Tape is a thin layer of film that is attached to an a separating zipper or a dual separating zipper. Although it may go unnoticed easily, reinforcement tape is an indispensable accessory for securing the the box & pin mechanism and the tape, and extending the service life of separating zippers. Below we will walk you through the different types of reinforcement tapes as well as the differences between them. Classification Of Reinforcement Tape There are primarily 2 types of reinforcement tapes available, namely, transparent tape and cloth film tape. Please refer to the image at the very [Continue Reading]

A Guide To Classify Metal Zipper Teeth

November 24, 2017 SBSZIPPER 0

Metal zippers, usually made from aluminum, zinc alloy, brass, etc., are preferred for pants, jackets, leather shoes and bags on account of their high cost. There are different types of metal zipper teeth according to materials and manufacturing processes. Metal zipper teeth can be classified into normal teeth, Y-cut teeth, die-casting zipper L teeth and A teeth, corn teeth and Swiss teeth. Normal Teeth Normal teeth zippers are also called round teeth zippers on account of their characteristic that the edges of teeth are much rounder. They are commonly seen on jackets, garment, backpack, shoes, bags and so on. However, [Continue Reading]

How To Use A Two Way Separating Zipper

November 18, 2017 SBSZIPPER 0

What Is The Application Of A Two Way Separating Zipper? Two way separating zippers can come completely apart and could be unzipped from both the top and bottom ends. They are commonly seen on the long jackets, ski jackets, long coats, vests, fleeces, parkas, sportswear, outdoor wear, hammock covers, sleeping bags and many other applications.

3 Reasons Why You Should AVOID Aluminum Zips & Helpful Tips

November 18, 2017 SBSZIPPER 0

Metal teeth zips can be manufactured from brass, nickel, aluminum, etc., which come in a wide assortment of finishes. However, aluminum zips are not recommended due to their special characteristics, regardless of their competitive price when compared with their counterparts. Below are the top 3 reasons why you should avoid using aluminum zips. We will also share some helpful tips in case you would like to opt for these zips to minimize the chances of undesirable effects. 

India’s GST Council Urged To Lower Zipper Tax Rates

November 13, 2017 SBSZIPPER 0

Zippers are an indispensable part of the textiles and apparel industry. Without zippers, items like luggage, jackets, boots, jeans and other objects that need fastening would cease to exist. Despite this, India severely lags behind when it comes to supporting their zipper industry. Currently, the tax rate for zippers and zipper parts is pegged at 18%, which is definitely a whole lot more than the 5 to 12% rate for other textile items. As of this writing, around twenty-five businesses in the zipper industry have closed down due to the relatively high tax rate.

The 15 Best Denim Looks At Mercedes Benz China Fashion Week SS 18

November 10, 2017 SBSZIPPER 0

Mercedes Benz China Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2018 kicked off on October 29th and ended on November 7th. It is time to commemorate our favorite looks from the memorable runway shows and stand-out moments, which always provide a glimpse into how things will trend in the fashion world. Undoubtedly, one of the inescapable talking points of the week-long event is the spotlighted denim collections by Yang Shan and Chen Wen. Both fashion designers took Beijing by storm with their creative use of denim fabrics and stunning designs. Our editors have done the homework for you. Please scroll down to check out the 15 [Continue Reading]

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