What is Yarn Count–Definition Yarn Count in Textiles: Understanding Thickness and Weight Yarn count serves as a numeric indicator defining a yarn’s thickness, fineness, or weight. It represents the number of hanks (a unit of length) in one pound of yarn. But what exactly is a hank? A hank denotes a linear value, specifically 840 […]
What is CLSP in Yarn To understand CLSP (Count Lea Strength in Pounds) in yarn, it’s important to consider its calculation and significance in different yarn types: Understanding CLSP helps gauge the strength of yarn in pounds, aiding in determining the suitability of yarn for specific textile applications. Factors like yarn type, spinning method, and
What is Imperfection or IPI in Textile yarn Imperfection or IPI (Imperfections per 1000 meters) in yarn refers to the presence of flaws, defects, or irregularities found within a length of yarn. These imperfections can include thick or thin sections, knots, slubs, neps, or other irregularities. This affect the uniformity and quality of the yarn.