The new solo-siro spun process for worsted yarns

Shaikhzadeh Najar, S., Khan, Z. A. and Wang, Xungai 2006, The new solo-siro spun process for worsted yarns, Journal of the Textile Institute, vol. 97, no. 3, pp. 205-210.

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Title The new solo-siro spun process for worsted yarns
Author(s) Shaikhzadeh Najar, S.
Khan, Z. A.
Wang, Xungai
Journal name Journal of the Textile Institute
Volume number 97
Issue number 3
Start page 205
End page 210
Publisher Taylor & Francis
Place of publication Manchester, England
Publication date 2006-04
ISSN 0040-5000
Keyword(s) solospun
sirospun
solo-siro spun
wool
yarns
hairiness
fibre science
Summary The aim of this paper was to explore whether the properties of worsted yarns, especially hairiness, can be improved by combining the Solospun and Sirospun processes into a single Solo-Siro spun process. Wool fibres of 19 and 21 μm in average diameter were spun into 40 tex yarns at different twist levels, using the conventional ring, Sirospun and Solo-Siro spun systems, respectively. These yarns were then tested for a range of properties, including hairiness, tenacity, elongation and evenness, for comparison purposes. The statistical analysis results indicate that the hairiness (S3 value) of Solo-Siro spun yarns was significantly less than that of both Sirospun and normal ring spun yarns. In addition, the tenacity of the Solo-Siro spun yarns was higher than that of the normal ring spun yarns, while changes in yarn breaking elongation were not statistically significant. For the 21 μm wool, it was found that the evenness of Solo-Siro spun yarns deteriorated slightly in comparison with that of Sirospun and conventional ring spun yarns.
Language eng
Field of Research 091012 Textile Technology
HERDC Research category C1 Refereed article in a scholarly journal
Copyright notice ┬ęThe Textile Institute, 2006
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30008979

Document type: Journal Article
Collection: Centre for Material and Fibre Innovation
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