Damask is a high-end woven clothing label that is known for its fine details. Extremely soft to touch, damask is considered as a standard clothing label that uses 50, 80, 100 or 150 denier polyester yarns.
Woven labels are the top favorites when it comes to identification materials for garments. There are three main categories of labels which you can use for your garment identification.
* Damask woven labels
* Satin woven labels
* Taffeta woven labels
Damask is the most popular among the 3 types of labels and is classified of better quality than taffeta and satin woven labels. However, Damask labels may not necessarily be the best option for all garment types. For instance, it may not be appropriate to use this high-end labels in infant or baby garments as the satin labels are the preferred material because of their soft texture and distinctive impression.
Most customers choose damask garment labels primarily for its superior strength and capacity to integrate fine details in the weaving. Unlike taffeta and satin labels, the weaving compression ratio of damask is high, and this translates to more threads being weaved per unit area. In most cases, damask labels are weaved using polyester yarns of 50, 80 and 100 denier, while satin and taffeta woven labels normally use 150 denier polyester yarns.
Damask can be compared to a High-Definition TV as it can present in fine detail letters and symbols in bright colors. The only downside of this high-end garment label is its price as it is the most expensive among the 3 types.
Damask Size, Cutting and Colors
There is enough flexibility when it comes to the size of the damask label. However, one should note that at a certain point, the actual size may become a critical variable in the price setting. It is best that you discuss your design options and price variations with the company representative before you make your final choice. Cutting of the labels is done either through sonic laser or knife. The cutting process using sonic lasers merges the threads along the edges of the item to prevent premature fraying.
There is a wide range of color options for damask woven labels. As far as this high-end garment label material is concerned, you don’t have to settle for a neutral black and white color combination. The price of any 2-color damask garment label is the same. Discuss with the company representative the ideal color combinations that are appropriate for your label designs.
Damask Folds and Applications
The sewing application will depend on whether the damask label will have a fold or not. In most cases, woven labels with folds will normally fetch a higher price and there will also be variances in the prices of damask labels with different types of folds.