Abstract: A tape for slide fasteners is provided, which comprises a fastener tape 1 having one side edge that defines a zipper element tab 3 and the other side edge that defines a seam allowance 4. The fastener tape 1 is provided on its front surface with a covering tape 2 having at an edge an enclosure 6 for covering a zipper element 5 along its full length thereof. The enclosure 6 is a double-weaving enclosure through which core yarns 8 are inserted to form a core cord 9. The enclosure may be ornamented.
Abstract: A design tape provided with one or more round bar-like protrusions each having a circular cross-section and extending parallel with each other along a central line of a surface of plain weave cloth, each of the round bar-like protrusions being constructed by making use of hollow weave fabric and having a substantially circular cross-section.