TextileGlossary.com

What is "Worsted System" - Definition & Explanation

The textile process of manufacturing spun yarns from staple fibers usually over 3 inches in length. The main operations are carding, combing, drafting, and spinning.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

A fibre formed by the conjunction at a spinning jet, of two fibre-forming polymers of different properties. NOTE: a) The two components may be caused to merge approximately side by side...
A short length of warp or weft yarn that has twisted on itself owing to lively twist (see twist liveliness) or insufficient tension. NOTE: The snarling may occur during or prior to the weaving...
The ability of a fabric to withstand permanent discoloration by the action of liquids. This property depends partly upon the chemical nature of the fibre but may be improved by proprietary...
Processes performed after embroidery is complete. Includes trimming loose threads, cutting or tearing away excess backing, removing facing, cleaning any stains, pressing if needed, and packing for...
A manufactured fiber composed of regenerated cellulose, as well as manufactured fibers composed of regenerated celluluse in which substituents have replaced not more than 15% of the hydrogens of the...

Companies for Worsted System:


If you manufacture, distribute or otherwise deal in Worsted System, please fill your company details below so that we can list our company for FREE!

Add a definition

Add a definition for a textile term that you know about! Send us an email & tell us:
  • The term you want to define
  • Its definition in 500 words or less
  • Attach an image if necessary.
  • Optionally, tell us anout yourself in 200 words or less!

(s) 2017 TextileGlossary.com Some rights reserved. • Sitemap