Faded jeans are probably everyone’s favorite piece of clothing. Whether you want to go all out on style or doesn’t give a toss about fashion, faded jeans are the go-to item of clothing. But do you know how your jeans got its faded patterns? Neither did I. Thanks to this less than a minute video, we can now tick off the “how to make faded jeans” from our list of things we wonder about.
Previously, faded jeans were produced by the process called stone washing but technology has moved on since then. Now, digitalized industrial process creates that iconic worn-out effect on jeans using lasers. The LaserSharp Denim HD Abrasion System by LasX uses 2,500 Watts of power to burn authentic fade patterns on jeans. The system also creates detailed patterned effects on denim surfaces at up to 50dpi+. The Denim HD system is calibrated for large-scale production in any industrial environment. The overall laser-burning process to stylize a pair of jeans only takes less than a minute – that’s industrial for you.
Interesting fact #1: the name “denim” has its roots from the French city of Nimes where a sturdy fabric called “Serge de Nimes” was used to develop the denim garment.
Interesting fact #2: copper rivets are used to reinforce points of strain, like on the pocket corners, on Levi Strauss jeans, which makes them highly durable and long-lasting.
Via LasX Industries