The falling of cherry blossoms in March brings us a burst of spring romance. It is said that cherry blossom petals generally fall at a rate of 5 centimeters per second. What can happen in a second? With one second, petals have not yet kissed the ground, but the environment of the whole world has changed dramatically.
Woven fabrics and knit fabrics differ from each other in almost every way but the main difference between them is the thread or yarn that composes them. A newbie or a fashion outsider may not tell the difference between these two fabrics although by applying some tests, it is easy to identify the type of fabric that you are dealing with and whether it is the right one for your project.
When buying clothes, few are the times that you are conscious of the impact of the clothing materials to the environment. Maybe costs and durability are always at the helm of your consideration. However, it is important to understand the negative effects of fabrics on the environment. This is especially important as the fabric and textile industry often utilizes environmentally hazardous materials.
Tiny as they are, zippers are a kind of useful fastener which is closely related to our life. They can be found in various clothing, bag, shoes, outdoor gear, home decoration and so on. However, zippers used in different fields require different performance requirements. For instance, the requirements of zippers for outdoor gear are higher in strength, air tightness and water repellency.
Compared with nylon and plastic zippers, metal zippers are the oldest type and they have been adored by people due to shiny appearance and durability since their birth. According to the statistics, the global annual demand of metal zippers have kept growing at the rate of about 5% to 10% and the demand of middle and high-end metal zipper has increased by about 50% in recent years.
After 30 years of reform and opening up, as major zipper production country in the world, China has gone through a path from introducing equipment to exporting product in zipper industry.