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Finer jute yarns

It is not possible to produce jute yarn finer than 172 tex by conventional techniques. But, lately a technique has been developed to produced yarn as fine as 60 tex (1.75 lb/spy). This type of jute yarn has the prospect of being used in high quality jute textiles.

The range of yarns spun from jute is given in Table below :

Table : Range of Yarns spun from Jute

No.

Yarn Type

Linear Density (Count)
Tex* lb/spy**
1.

  Fine Jute Yarns

60 - 103 1.75 - 3.0
2.   Carpet Yarns 120 - 205 3.5 - 6.0
3.   Hessian Warp 240 - 310 7 - 9
4.   Hessian Weft 240 - 410 7 - 12
5.   Sacking Warp 275 - 350 8 - 10
6.   Sacking Weft 700 - 1400 20 - 40
7.   Carpet Yarns 480 - 820 14 - 24
8.   Jute Blended Yarns 50 - 275 1.5 - 8.0

                Ref. : Atkinson - Jute Fibre to Yarn. 2nd edition

                * Tex : Weight of 1000 m of yarn in grams

              **  lb/spy : Weight of 14,400 yards of yarn in pounds (lbs)

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