How is bias tape used in industry?

Bias tape is a strip of fabric cut on a bias or diagonal, regarding the direction of the threads that make up the fabric. Biases are used to embellish or reinforce the edge of a garment.

A fabric is perfect when the warp and weft form a right angle. The edges are always parallel to the thread. Garments are usually cut in the direction of the thread. Once we have these elements in place, it is the turn of the bias binding, which is the diagonal of the rectangle. When we cut a garment on the bias, we make the cut on the “fold” of the fabric.

How does bias binding work in the industry?

Bias tape for the industrial sector works with all types of textile pieces. At Byetsa, we have computerized and automated our bias tape production systems for industrial sewing, achieving 100% integrated production and being able to meet all the demand that comes with covering the needs of the industrial sector throughout the country without any problem.

Bias tape, or bias binding, is used to maximize the stretch of a garment by using a fabric that is cut diagonally or on the bias. This tape is designed to stretch curved seams, both neck seams and armholes.

What is bias binding tape used for

To place the bias tape correctly, both sides of the bias tape should be sewn 1 cm beyond the pinpoint. This centimetre will be the seam allowance when we have to join both sides of the bias binding. Cut first one side and then the other.

What is seam bias?

What is bias binding tape used for

A bias binding is a piece of fabric that is cut obliquely (at a 45° angle) to the fabric thread. It is often used to embellish or reinforce the edges of a garment. The bias binding is first made with pins or a bastille, then machine stitched. The seams are opened and ironed. It is advisable to mark the tapes of the desired width and try to maintain exact distances, checking as you mark.

To cut the pieces of a pattern, place the pattern parallel to the selvedge of the fabric, but to cut on the bias, place the pattern at 45 degrees. Cutting a pattern on the bias gives each pattern piece a lot of elasticity.

Therefore, a bias tape is a tape that has been cut diagonally to the warp and weft of the factory, i.e., diagonally to the edges, so it has more flexibility than a strip that has been cut parallel to the selvedge.

At Byetsa, we make our bias tapes in very narrow strips. The fibres of the fabric are at 45º to the length of the strip, thus providing more elasticity and fluidity to the product. It is a technique that greatly facilitates its application in both straight and curved lines. Our pieces are worked with a cut that is studied millimetre by millimetre and this means that we can adapt it to whatever the customer requests, from a minimum of 6 mm to the whole piece.

Our bias binding for sewing gives our customers peace of mind. Over the years, we have sold our bias binding to a long list of sectors within the industry, ranging from the personal protective equipment (PPE) sector to the automotive and aeronautical world, as well as the sports and pet industry.

Another of the large industrial sectors we work with regularly is the childcare sector, where the wide variety of children’s fabrics in our colour, shape, print and material samples is a great asset to convince our clients.

What does the quality of bias binding seam types depend on?

The quality of industrial bias binding types depends on three fundamental elements:

  • Seam size. This is measured by the depth, length, and width of the seam.

  • Seam sliding force. This is the amount of force required to pull out a total of ¼ of the opposing sets of threads perpendicular to the seam line.

  • Sewing force. Refers to the force required to open the seam.

We work with and market a wide range of prints on organic cotton fabrics. All our bias tapes are created with fabrics that are free of harmful substances such as lead or arsenic, so we make sure that the little ones are not at risk. In addition, all of them have the ECO-TAX guarantee.

What is bias binding tape used for

Byetsa products are environmentally friendly and allergen-free and therefore suitable for all skin types, even the most sensitive skins such as babies, children or atopic without the risk of chafing.

Whatever type of bias tape you are looking for, you will find it at Byetsa

If you have a specific type of bias tape in mind, you will probably find it without any difficulty in our catalogue. We have two basic product lines: Fany and Byor, to meet the needs of the home, fashion, consumer, packaging and industrial markets.

We are aware that the industrial sector requires the most cutting-edge materials and models of bias tape on the market, which is why Byetsa implements the latest technologies in the manufacture of our products. Furthermore, we have incorporated mechanization, automation, and computerization of our production systems, adapting production processes to the revolutionary Industry 4.0.

If you would like more information or would like to know what Byetsa can do for you, do not hesitate to contact us. Write to us at [email protected] or call us on 93 874 40 98.