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Breaking tenacity

Breaking tenacity is the term used to describe the tensile stress at rupture of a fibre, yarn, cord, or filament, expressed as the following: Newton per Denier or Tex measured in gram or force.

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Denier

Denier

Denier is a term used to describe a unit of weight per unit of length of any linear material. A denier is expressing the coarseness or size, however, most of all the fineness of a relatively continuous fibre or yarn. A low number of denier indicate a finer size and higher numbers the coarser size. 0,05 grams per 450 metres of length are officially the number. Read more..

Fibre length

After size, fiber length is the most important property of a fiber. Fiber length is critical in processing of fibers and yarns and in the translation of fiber strength to yarn strength. In general, a longer fiber length is preferred. Read more..

Pineapple fibre

Pineapple fibre

Pineapple fibre is a fruit and belong in a group of natural fibre, see overview of different fibres from man-made to natural fibres. Piña is a strong white or creamy cobweb-like fiber drawn from tall leaves of an indigenous pineapple plant. The fiber is hand stripped from the leaves in lengths of about 18 inches to 3 feet, sun-bleached, hand knotted and spun.

Silk

Silk

Silk is the filament secreted by the silkworm when spinning its cocoon, and the name for the threads, yarns, and fabrics made from the filament. Most commercial silk produced cultivated silkworm.. Read more..