Textiles yarns

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low twist yarns
softer, weaker, bulky and good insulators. suitable for knitting
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high twist yarns
suitable for weaving, strong and hard
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Ply
twisting together 2 or more single yarns to make a thicker and stronger yarns
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Core spun
staple yarns are wrapped around a filament yarn. sometimes the filament yarn is elastane
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Fancy yarns
An irregular yarn which gives special effects such as boucle, slub and chenille
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Bulked yarns
blending staple fibres of different shrinkage , which can be wet or heat finished to make the resultant yarn thicker and softer.
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Textured yarns
finished using a heat process to have durable crimps, coils or loops
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laminating
2 or more layers of fabric are combined using a intermediate polymer layer that sticks to them both
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mixing
combining fibres in the fabric construction stage by mixing the warp and weft fibres
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blending
2 or more fibres are spun together to make a yarn
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Z twist
warp
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S twist
weft
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single yarn
a continuous single thread of twisted staple or filament fibres
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carding
is when fibres are brushed before spun into yarns, to make all fibres uniform irregular & create fancy shapes
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Card 2

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high twist yarns

Back

suitable for weaving, strong and hard

Card 3

Front

Ply

Back

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Card 4

Front

Core spun

Back

Preview of the front of card 4

Card 5

Front

Fancy yarns

Back

Preview of the front of card 5
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