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What is "Paper Yarn" - Definition & Explanation

A Yarn Consisting Of One Or More Continuous Lengths Of Paper Strip, Or A Yam Incorporating One Or More Continuous Lengths Of Paper Strip As A Major Component. Note1.. Paper In Normal Widths Is Wound Into Rolls Of Substantial Length, And Cut Or 'slit' Into Strips Ranging From 0.5 Mm Wide Upwards. By Appropriate Treatment (which May Include 'turning-over' The Edges Or The Application Of Adhesives Or Water Or Both), Strips Are Twisted Sufficiently To Make A Round-section, Tubular Form Of Yam. Coloured Paper Mat Be Used. Note 2: Single Paper Yarns May Be Doubled, And One Or More Twisted With Textile Yarn(s) Around A Core Yarn.

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