COTTON POLLY TWILL
BASIC INFORMATION ON COTTON
¨ In international arena, American cotton is considered
as finest quality. The US offers its cotton free of any
¨ Egyptian cotton comes 2nd in quality.
¨ Pakistan’s number is 3rd which produces coarse cotton,
which does contain little contamination. Pakistan origin
cotton used to produce up to 30-counts, but now Pakistan
is producing cotton up to 80-counts. Cotton crop is
cultivated mainly in Punjab province and Sindh Province.
¨ India’s cotton starts from 100-counts.
¨ Cotton consumption in the world is around 5% of fine
counts (80 and above), whereas around 95% world’s
consumption is of coarse counts.
QUALITIES OF COTTON USED IN PAKISTAN
1. Punjab Province (Pakistan),
2. Sindh Province (Pakistan), and
3. American origin.
CONSTRUCTION OF COTTON TWILL
Example: 20 x 20 / 108 x 58 / 63-inches
Warp Weft Reed Pick Width
PFD: Prepared for Dyeing.
PFGD: Prepared for Garments Dyeing.
PEACH OR MINCO SANDED: Velvet feel dyeing.
VAT: It is a double dying process. First Pat dying then
VARIETIES OF PAKISTAN ORIGIN TWILL NORMALLY
TRADED IN INTERNATIONAL MARKET
1. 100% Cotton
2. Poly Cotton (98% Cotton + 2% Spandex)
3. Poly Cotton Lycra (97% Cotton + 2% Spandex + 1% Lycra)
1. Roll for processed material. 125 / 150 / 175 meters per roll.
2. Bale for Grey Cloth. 400 / 500 / 600 meters per bale.
CONTAINER MAXIMUM STUFFING CAPACITY (APPROXIMATE)
20-FT 40-FT 40-FT HC
Rolls 150 285 315
Bales 60 115 130