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Types of presentation commonly used for textile labels


End Fold, Middle Fold, Smooth Cut, ...

Cutting and Folding


In the final processing step, often referred to as packaging, the label tape is rolled up ready for sale or cut into individual labels and folded as required.

The hot cutting blades seal the cutting edge. The selection of a suitable folding method guarantees that the resulting harder cut edges "disappear" in the seam of the ready-made garment or are covered by the folding edge.

Some labels require special equipment, depending on the later intended application. For example, a certain softer or harder "handle" of the product or properties such as water repellency or flame retardancy can be achieved.


Presentation Types


Final Folding Aufmachung Endfaltung
Application:
  • Standard form for sewing in on the narrow sides,
    more rarely also only bartacked (single seam)
Advantages:
  • 2 non-scratching folds
Centrefolding Aufmachung Mittelfaltung Application:
  • Standard for the neck area, loop in side seams
Advantages:
  • Easy installation in an existing seam
Smooth Cut Glattschnitt Application:
  • especially advantageous in outdoor areas and for four-sided installation
Advantages:
  • Easy installation in an existing seam
Diagonal Folding Diagonalfaltung Application:
  • into an existing seam
    for example as support in the neck area
Advantages:
  • decorative label format with easy application
Booklet Unfolding Bookletfaltung Application:
  • analogous to midfolding
Advantages:
  • Covering of the cut edges by 3 folds
Manhattan Fold Manhattanfaltung Application:
  • analogous to midfolding
Advantages:
  • completely folded upper and lower edge, no hem necessary for sewing in
Rolled Aufmachung gerollt

Further common processes are laser cutting, laser engraving, zippers (also with filling), button bottles, overedging, embossing of motifs, reverse fleece or iron-on adhesive or HF welding adhesive coating, self-adhesive coating, centre fold with ends welded together, labels folded over on all sides, labels with firmly welded folds ...