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What is "Bicomponent Yarn" - Definition & Explanation

A yarn with two different staple or filament components:
A plied yarn constructed of two different singles yarns.
A core-spun or other wrapped yarn.
A filament yarn combining two types of filaments.
A yarn having two different continuous filament components.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

A continuous bundle of loosely assembled untwisted fibers. These are fibers that are drawn from the card by the drawing frames, and are eventually twisted into a yarn during the sliver knitting...
A linen woven with even threads that are especially good for embroidery. It is very easy to 'draw' the yarns for drawn thread work. Comes bleached, or colored. Has a soft finish. Has been use for...
a) Threads lengthways in a fabric as woven. b) A number of threads in long lengths and approximately parallel, which may be in various forms intended for weaving, knitting, doubling, sizing, dyeing...
Some polymeric fibres are spun by melting the polymer to a liquid state. The liquid is forced through the spinner opening under pressure and cooled by a jet of air to form the filament. Nylon can be...
An inorganic fiber which is very strong, but has poor flexibility and poor abrasion resistance. Glass will not burn and will not conduct electricity. It is impervious to insects, mildew, and...

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