T-Apparel

The T-Apparel is the most advanced, fully automatic folding equipment offering Retail folding quality and the perfect solution for E-Commerce and Return handling.

The T-Apparel offers many different folding patterns and meets today’s requirements in the textile-industry.

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T-Apparel Possibilities

The T-Apparel fully automatic and can fold and stack all kinds of clothes, apparel, and garments. It offers many different folding patterns and meets today’s requirements in the textile business.

Once the pieces are folded, they are directed to the lift stacker station or directly to the delivery belt located on the rear of the machine.

The folding program can be selected directly by the touch panel or via scanner/barcode reader.

The pieces are placed on the infeed conveyor belt. For a perfect feeding quality, the conveyor belt can switch between three running modes: automatic, button or continuously running.

Apparels are easily fed with the shoulders upwards for a perfect result (RETAIL QUALITY).

The T- APPAREL provides a quality stop feature. With this feature enabled, long pieces take an additional stop for quality correction before the actual folds are made.

The Lateral Fold

The T- Apparel is able to carry out all kinds of folding patterns. After feeding, the piece enters the lateral folding section. The lateral folds are done by air in combination with position controlled folding templates. The length of each piece is measured automatically for the highest quality result. The controlled roof position ensures folding of thick and stiff as well as lite and slippery textile and dry-fit. The long lateral fold section allows all sizes to be folded.

The First Cross Fold

After the lateral fold section, the pieces enter the cross fold section. Up to 2 cross folds can be done, offering all kinds of possibilities. In order to secure stable and high-quality folds, both cross folds are made by air-assisted reversing belts. Tight folded pieces are obtained as they are continuously kept between belts. The elastic belts ensure that the cross fold automatically adapts on thin as well as thick pieces. These belts are also pressing the pieces, creating a tightly folded result.

Sorting and Stacking

After the cross folding, the folded apparel is put on a (lifting) stacker station. This stacker station collects the folded apparels. Once the required stack height is achieved, the stacker station lowers and puts the pile on the final incline belt. The stacker station transfers the pieces trough sliding mechanisms ensuring a smooth and straight transfer onto the incline belt.

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Features & Options

  • Program selection via barcode scanner
  • Adapted for E-Commerce and Return
  • Accurate & Fast
  • Designed to last
  • Very compact
  • Fully automatic
  • Size labeler
  • Post labeler (after the fold)
  • Stiffener inserter
  • Integrated stacker
  • Linear delivery belt
  • 60 programs

and many more…

What the T-Apparel folds

  • T-shirts
  • Polo shirts
  • Undershirts
  • Tops
  • Singlets
  • Trousers
  • Lady dresses
  • Hoodies
  • Dry fit
  • Sweaters
  • Items with short or long sleeves
  • Aprons
  • Banners
  • Blankets
  • Button Up Shirts
  • Coveralls
  • Leggings
  • Polo shirts
  • Tank Tops
  • Towels
  • Uniforms

and much more!

Technical specifications
Maximum piece dimensions160x100cm63x39in
Air pressure6 Bar87 psi
Air consumption5 m3hr177 cu ft
Air connection ≥ Ø13mm1/2in
Power supply1x 200/240V, 50/60Hz1x 200/240V, 50/60Hz
Power1,5 kWh1,5 kWh
Machine length3915mm154in
Machine width1030mm40in1/2
Machine height1540mm60in1/2
Machine weight1050kg2315 lb
Conveyor length1565mm62in