The materials and equipment are purchased from Gujarat for handloom factory where as local weavers purchase from Vijayawada.
• Raw Materials:
Silk is used rarely to produce silk saris.
Many products are weaved using cotton threads.
For cotton threads fabric colors are used where as for silk thread chemical colors is used.
Equipment used in reeling, dyeing and weaving processes are as below:
It is used to dye the threads in large quantity at a time.
Small loom is used for weaving saree and big looms are used to weave bedspreads and
It is used to insert into fly-shuttle while weaving.
Cotton threads are reeled on warping wheel.
Jointing process is done on reed.
Spinning wheels are used to prepare spools and spindles.
It is used to prepare spools.
Spools and Spindles:
Spools is used while warping and spindles are used while weaving.