# How to Calculate Fabric Consumption for Boxer Shorts?

Fabric Consumption Calculation for Boxer Shorts:

To calculate the fabric consumption for any apparel, apparel merchandiser has to know the proper calculating method with actual fabric consumption calculation formula. Accurate fabric consumption helps to reduce wastage percentage in apparel production. It’s already you know that, fabric has consumed most of the costing of apparel production cost. If wastage of fabric has decreased then ultimately profit percentage of apparel export order will be increased. But it is a matter of great sorrow that, most of the apparel manufacturing factories have reserved higher number of fabrics than they have actually needed, which ultimately reduce the profit percentage of that order.

Fabric Consumption Calculation Method for Boxer Shorts:
Find out the fabric consumption for 20000 pcs boxer shorts by following the below fabric specifications and measurement chart.

Fabric Specifications:

• Fabric – 100% Cotton, (1×1) Rib,
• G.S.M- 210
 Fig: Fabric consumption calculation method for boxer shorts
Solution:

Fabric Consumption or Apparel Weight for Boxer Shorts:
We have to follow the following fabric consumption formula during calculating apparel weight for boxer shorts.

Fabric consumption or apparel weight for boxer shorts,

{(E.W + T.L + S.A + H.A) × (Maxim. with wise measurement + S.A) × G.S.M × 2}
= ………………………………………………………………………………………………        … (A)
10000

Note: Here, maximum width wise measurement is thigh round.

Here,
T.L is stands for Total length,
S.A stands for Seam allowance,
E.W stands for Elastic width,
H.A stands for Hem allowance.

Let,
Both seam allowance and hem allowance is 3cm and 2cm respectively.

So,
We get from equation- (A),

Fabric consumption or apparel weight for XL size boxer shorts is,

{(4+56+3+2) × (56+3) × 210 × 2}
= ………………………………………….
10000

= 161.07gms
= 0.161kg

So,

For one piece boxer shorts, fabric is needed 0.161 kg.

Now,
For 20000pcs boxer shorts, fabrics needs,

= (Fabric needs for one piece × Order quantity)
= (0.161kg × 20000pcs)
= 3221.4kgs.

So,

Fabric needed for 20000 pieces boxer shorts 3221.4 kgs.