Additional Info

Apparel Search Fashion Industry b2b Directory for the clothing industry

What is a passion for fashion?
Fashion Designers: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Check out the clothes section ...

Learn about fashion celebrities?

Catch up on the latest fashion news ...

Jump start your fashion career.

Share

 

Chipboards - Terms of Interest to the Fashion Industry

   Fashion Terms  Fashion Terms Directory Fashion Terms by Category Fashion Fashion Trimming Terms Trims & Notions Shirt Packaging
 
  Pictures of chipboard being used to fold sleep pants.
The apparel industry uses chipboard for folding and packaging purposes.  Garments are occasionally folded over a chipboard to provide stability for the folded garment.  The chipboard can also help maintain the measurement required of the folded garments.  
The chipboard is typically, paperboard or cardboard, which is produced in various thickness or paper stock.  It might made up of one or several plies.   
Chipboards provide support so that the garment does not flop around.  The chipboard is used during the folding and packing process.  Chipboards are used to assists with holding shape.  A type of paperboard (cardboard) generally made from reclaimed paper stock (but not required to be reclaimed paper stock); the term generally used in the US.  

Within the industry, paperboard is referred to by weight (grams per square meter, pounds per 1000 square feet) or by thickness (mm or thousandths of an inch, or 'points' - for example, 0.007" thick paperboard is also known as 7-point.  The chipboard can come in various colors, coating, shapes and weights. 
Chipboard is used as part of the packaging materials.
Chipboard is typically discarded by consumers after they open they unfold their new purchases and remove the clothing from the packaging.
You may have interest in viewing the apparel manufacturers components section or the fashion trimming area.
 

chipboard

chipboards

It may also help you to view other trimming terms.

Learn about chipboard grain direction.

ML33009 - chipboard

Return to the Apparel Search main page.

Fashion Terms:
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

 

Search for additional information about Apparel, Fashion or Clothing.

follow the bouncing fashion ball from Apparel Search

Apparel Search guide to fashion and clothing

  
 
  Fashion Industry Network
 

Apparel Search   Add Your Company   Contact Us   About Us   Advertise   News Letter   Legal   Help
Copyright 1999-2018

Apparel Search Company.  All Rights Reserved.