Department of Garment Manufacturing

The Department of Garment Manufacturing was setup with a vision to en-kindle some of the brightest technical minds of the country and equip them with all skills necessary to manage the clothing industry.

The Department envisions producing successful graduates who will be capable of leading the fast faced paced changing scenarios of today’s apparel industry through intellect, innovation and values. Research and educational activities are conducted by proficient, devoted and well-qualified faculty and staff members having ample experience in various fields of garment manufacturing.

An active Interaction with industry is the main feature of our Teaching Philosophy, Industrial Visits, internships, symposiums and participation in workshops and industrial exhibitions are frequently carried out for students learning.

Department of Garment Manufacturing is also dynamically involved in providing consultancy services to the textile industry and other public sector organizations. Various national level projects were carried out with success by the department during recent years.

 

Department of Garment Manufacturing offers following degree programs

  1. B.Sc Textile Engineering (With specialization in) Garment Manufacturing
  2. BS Apparel Merchandizing

Research Areas

  • Sustainable clothing
  • Smart apparel
  • Functional clothing
  • Protective clothing
  • Apparel merchandising and sourcing / Supply chain
  • Sports wear
  • Industrial engineering / Quality management

Lab Facilities
Garment manufacturing laboratories are equipped with the latest machines required for the proper training of garment manufacturing students. All of the main types of industrial sewing machines and finishing equipment for both woven and knitted garments are available. The department has its own CAD facility. The latest CAD equipment supplied by Gerber of US are available to train students on all aspects of pattern making, grading, marker making, custom fitting of patterns, product development and fashion designing. A range of latest related software is also available to make students conversant with the changing trends in industry, Construction of additional labs and acquisition of new machines is also underway.

List of Facilities

1- Cad Lab (Gerber system)

  • Digitizer 1
  • Plotter 1

2- IT Lab Computers 45

Softwares (Solid Works, Mini Tab, Mat Lab, AccuMark, Fashion Studio, V stitcher, Photoshop, Apparel Design System)

3- Stitching Lab

List of machines

Sr. Description
1 Company Name Model Specifications Qty
2 JUKI DDL – 8700-7 Lock Stitch machine 2
3 JUKI DDL – 8500 Lock Stitch machine 3
4 JUKI DDL – 8300N Lock Stitch machine 18
5 FEIYUE FY8700 Lock Stitch machine 5
6 PEGASUS M732-48P2 Safety Stitch machine 1
7 PEGASUS M752-13 Over lock machine 3
8 PEGASUS M752-01 Over lock machine 1
9 PEGASUS W664-01GB Interlock machine 1
10 PEGASUS W664-03FB Interlock machine 2
11 PEGASUS W562-01GB Interlock machine 1
12 PEGASUS W1562-05B Interlock machine 1
13 KANSAI DFB-1412PL Chain stitch machine 1
14 KANSAI DFB-1402MR Chain stitch machine 1
15 TREASURE BS – 101H Blind Stitch machine 1
16 KM KS – AUV Cloth Cutting Machine (8″) 1
17 DINO LU-933 Tape cutting machine 1
18 SAM JIN ST-560B Industrial Steam Iron 1
19 NAOMOTO FB600 SID Vacuum Ironing table 1
20 GERBER ACCUMARK CAD System 1 pc (CPU, Monitor, 2-Speaker) 1
21 GERBER INFINITY Plotter 1
22 GERBER A1105H Digitizer 1
23 JUKI LBH-1790 Button Hole Machine 1
24 NAOMOTO FBA-Y-6512 Vacuum Ironing table 1
25 Silver Star ES-300L Steam Iron 2
26 DAWLANCE DW-6500 Washing Machine 1

4- Pattern Lab

  • Mannequins (Female) 29
  • Mannequins (Male) 4
1

M. Mohsin, N. Sarwar, S. Ahmad, A. Rasheed, F. Ahmed, A. Afzal and S. Zafar, "Maleic acid crosslinking of C-6 fluorocarbon as oil and water repellent finish on cellulosic fabrics", Joural of Cleaner Production, Vol. 112, No. 4, (2016), pp.4

2

A. Afzal, S. Ahmad, A. Rasheed, F. Ahmad, F. Iftikhar and Y. Nawab, "Influence of Fabric Parameters on Thermal Comfort Performance of Double Layer Knitted Interlock Fabrics", AUTEX Research Journal, Vol. , No. , (2016), pp.

3

S. Ahmad, F. Ahmad, A. Afzal, A. Rasheed, M. Mohsin , N. Ahmad, "Effect of weave structure on thermo-physiological properties of cotton fabrics", Autex Research Journal, Vol. 15, No. 1, (2015), pp.1

4

A. Afzal, S. Ahmad, A. Rasheed, M. Mohsin, F. Ahmad, Y. Nawab, "Characterization and statistical modelling of thermal resistance of cotton/polyester blended double layer interlock knitted fabrics", Thermal Science, Vol. , No. , (2015), pp.

5

Khubab Shaker, Muhammad Umair, Muhammad Maqsood, Yasir Nawab, Sheraz Ahmad, Abher Rasheed, Munir Ashraf, Abdul Basit, "A Statistical Approach for Obtaining the Controlled Woven Fabric Width", AUTEX Research Journal, Vol. 15, No. 4, (2015), pp.4

6

Ali Afzal, Tanveer Hussain, Mumtaz Hassan Malik, Abher Rasheed, Sheraz Ahmad, Abdul Basit, Ahsan Nazir, "Investigation and modeling of air permeability of Cotton/Polyester blended double layer interlock knitted fabrics", Fibres and Polymers , Vol. 15, No. 7, (2014), pp.7

7

A. Afzal T. Hussain, M. Mohsin A. Rasheed, S. Ahmad, "Statistical models for predicting the thermal resistance of polyester/cotton blended interlock knitted fabrics", International Journal of Thermal Sciences, Vol. 85, No. , (2014), pp.

8

M. Mohsin, U. Farooq, N. Ramzan, A. Rasheed, S. Ahmad, M. Ahsan , "Softener impact on environment friendly low and zero formaldehyde cross-linker performance for cotton", Industria Textila, Vol. 65, No. , (2014), pp.

9

A. Rasheed, S. Ahmad, M.Mohsin, F. Ahmad, A. Afzal , "Geometrical model to calculate the consumption of sewing thread for 301 lockstitch", Journal of the Textile Institute, Vol. 105, No. 12, (2014), pp.12

10

S.Naeem, A. Mazari, F.Iftikhar, "Effect of sewing speed on seam strength", Vlakna a Textil Fibers and Textiles, Vol. 2, No. , (2014), pp.

11

M. Mohsin, A. Rasheed, A. Farooq, M. Ashraf, A. Shah, "Environment friendly finishing of sulphur, vat, direct and reactive dyed cotton fabric", Journal of Cleaner Production, Vol. 53, No. , (2013), pp.

12

A. Rasheed, X. Zeng and S. Thomassey, "An approach to design a fuzzy logic model for ease allowance calculation in a loose fitting knee length ladies trouser", Journal of Engineered Fibers and Fabrics, Vol. 8, No. 4, (2013), pp.4

1

Abher Rasheed, Nauman Ali, Sheraz Ahmad, "Smart Textiles: Engine for Economic Growth", 1st National Conference on Technical Textiles (NCTT-2016), Venue: National Textile University, Faisalabad, Pakistan, (2016)

2

M. Jabbar, Y. Nawab and M. Ashraf , "Analysis of thermal and mechanical stability of self-healing composite using finite element methods", IBCAST, 12th International Bhurban Conference on Applied Sciences & Technology, Venue: National Centre for Physics Road, Islamabad, Pakistan, (2015)

3

F.Iftikhar, M.Hadi, S.Ahmad, F.Ahmad, "Combined effect of seams and stitches on seam strength and drape of woven garments", 1st International Young Engineers Convention, Venue: UET Lahore, Pakistan, (2014)

4

A.Rasheed, I.Akhtar, F.Iftikhar, A.Afzal, "Modelling of sewing thread consumption for stitch class 301", 1st International Young Engineers Convention, Venue: UET Lahore, Pakistan, (2014)

5

A.Siddique, W.Ibrahim, F.Iftikhar, "Development of dyeing method for Acrylic fibers using Microwave and its advantages over conventional dyeing methods", 1st International Young Engineers Convention, Venue: UET Lahore, Pakistan, (2014)

6

M. W. Arshad, M. I. Akhtar and A. Rasheed , "Effect of TiO2 nano-particles on physical and mechanical properties of cotton fabric", International Conference on Textile and Clothing, Venue: Lahore Pakistan, (2013)

7

M. Decrette, A. Rasheed, J.-Y. Drean and J.-F. Osselin , "Image analysis of the thermographs for interface pressure distribution measurement", 41st Textile Research symposium, Venue: Guimaraes, Portugal, (2012)

8

A. Rasheed, J.-Y. Drean and A. Sinoimeri , "Development and integration of a textile pressure sensor in a car seat for interface pressure distribution measurement", AUTEX-2012, Venue: Zadar, Croatia, (2012)

9

A. Rasheed, J.-Y. Drean and J.-F. Osselin , "IR Technology: A tool to study the pressure distribution in a car seat", ITMC-2011, Venue: Casablanca, Morocco, (2011)

10

A. Rasheed, J.-Y. Drean and J.-F. Osselin , "Study of pressure distribution on a car seat by using IR Technology", AUTEX-2011, Venue: ENSISA Mulhouse, (2011)

11

A. Rasheed, X. Zeng and S. Thomassey , " An approach to design a fuzzy logic model for ease allowance calculation in a knee length ladies trouser", International Conference on Textile and Clothing (ICTC 2011), Venue: Lahore Pakistan, (2011)

12

A. Rasheed, M Adil and N Amin , "Implementation status of quality management practices in Pakistan’s apparel industry", International Conference on Futuristic Trends in Textiles (ICFT 2007), Venue: Jalandhar India, (2007)

13

A. Rasheed, N. Amin and Rafaqat Ali, "Derivation of a numerical formula for sewing thread calculation of lock stitch", International Conference on Textile and Clothing (ICTC 2006), Venue: Lahore Pakistan, (2006)

14

Mushtaq Mangat, A. Rasheed , "Correlation between stitching thread parameters and garment productivity", International Conference on Textile and Clothing (ICTC 2006), Venue: Lahore Pakistan, (2006)

Softwares
  • AccuMark of Gerber Technology
  • Fashion Studio
  • V-Stitcher
  • Solid work
  • Grafis ( 2D – CAD )
  • Design Konzept ( 3D – CAD )
  • Math CAD
  • Mat Lab.
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Coral Draw
  • Minitab
  • Auto CAD
  • MIS System
  • Adobe Illustrator CS ‘’ 5 ‘’
Major Apparatus & Equipment
  • 45 PC’s (CPU and Monitor)
  • Digitizer
  • Plotter
  • PC (CPU and Monitor)
  • Pattern Tables
  • Male Mannequins
  • Female Mannequins
  • 25 Single Needle Lockstitch sewing machines
  • 02 Vacuum Ironing Tables
  • 02 Industrial Steam Iron
  • 1 Needle 2 Thread Lock Stitch sewing machine
  • 2 Needle 5 Thread Safety Stitch sewing machine
  • 2 Needle 4 Thread over lock sewing machine
  • 1 Needle 2 Thread over lock  sewing machine
  • 3 Needle 5 Thread Interlock sewing machine
  • 3 Needle 5 Thread Interlock sewing machine
  • 3 Needle 5 Thread Interlock sewing machine
  • 12 Needle 24 Thread Chain stitch sewing machine
  • 2 Needle 4 Thread Chain stitch sewing machine
  • 1 Needle 1 Thread Blind Stitch sewing machine
  • Cloth Cutting Machine (8")
  • Tape cutting machine
  • Button Holing Machine
  • Female Mannequins
  • Male Mannequins
  • Patten Tables
  • Light Board Tables
Contact Name:
Dr. Abher Rasheed
Position: Assistant Professor / Chairman
Contact Telephone:
(+92) 41-9230081-90 EXT: 215
Contact Fax:
+92 (41) 9230098
Office Address:
Department of  Garment Manufacturing,National Textile University , Faisalabad-37610, Pakistan
E-Mail:
chairmandgm@ntu.edu.pk