The backings were being used in the embroidery of logo’s, badges and club crests. This required a heavy weight stabiliser that was able to withstand a concentrated needle density and provide support for the base fabric.
The client had established that buying pre-cut squares would increase manufacturing efficiency through time and cost savings. However, in commercial supply the yield was less than was forecast and significantly less than the return produced when the squares were being cut in-house.
Lesterdale took the time to understand the specific requirements of the application and produced the following spec as per the customer’s samples:
- 5 standard slab sizes
- 3 weights
- Fusible one side
- Soft and conformable
- Viscose fibres
- Easy to tear