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What is "Continuous Filament Yarn" - Definition & Explanation
Last Updated on: 17-Apr-2024 (3 months, 1 day ago)
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Continuous Filament Yarn
A yarn composed of one or more filaments that run the whole length of the yarn.


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Yarns of one filament and of more than one filament are known as monofilament and multi-filament yarns respectively.

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Melt-Spinning: A Deep Dive into Synthetic Fiber Production

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...

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Flat Yarn

a) A multi-filament yarn with no twist. NOTE: The term is still used in respect of these yarns after a small amount of twist has been introduced by subsequent processing, e.g. as in over-end...

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Deck, Decking

Decking is a term widely used in the textile industry to describe a specific process or technique of fabric construction. It involves the interweaving or interlocking of multiple yarns or fibers to...

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Microdeniers

One of the most important developments in spinning man- made fibers is the technology of microdeniers where continuous filament fibers emerge from a spinnerette less than one denier per filament in...

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Flannelette: Cozy and Chic in Fashion and Home Textiles

A heavy, soft cotton material with a napped finish, usually only on one side. In cheaper qualities the nap comes off. Launders well, easy to manipulate and is warm to wear. There are many types on...

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Card Cutting: Textile Transformation One Fiber at a Time

The act of punching holes in JACQUARD CARDS according to a pattern or DESIGN DRAFT, so that when they are set up in the LOOM, they will control the weaving mechanism and the pattern will be woven...

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Circular Knit: An Unseen Comfort Revolution in Textiles

Refers To Fabrics Knit On A Circular Knitting Machine, I.e. One Which Has Its Needles Arranged In A Circle Thus Producing The Fabric In Tubular Form . The Fabrics May Be Sold Tubular Or Slit And Sold...

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Vichy

Vichy, in the context of textiles, refers to a classic and timeless pattern characterized by small, evenly spaced checks or squares of equal size, typically in two contrasting colors. This...

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