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What is Flame Retardant Yarn and Thread?

Fame Retardant_with_Music

The video above features NeC 8/4 staple spun polyester. The untreated thread on the left burns vigorously once ignition temperature is reached, melts, emits black smoke and drips. The treated thread on the right melts and drips, however, resists combustion and flaming, therefore, smoke is greatly reduced, retardant has done its job.

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Benefits Of Innegra™ And How Best To Put It To Use

We sat down with Jen Hanna, the director of business development at Innegra™, to discuss the benefits of Innegra™ and how it can be put to the best use in a variety of applications. It’s a relatively new material to the market and many Service Thread clients have requested more information about it.

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Understanding Ohm Values in Conductive Yarns or Yarns for Static Dissipation

Ohm values vary for different industrial yarn and threads. Your choice depends on your specific application - do you need conductivity or static dissipation in your process or product? 

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Multi-filament Meta-aramid vs. Para-aramid

Meta-aramid and para-aramid fibers may be similar, but they have some significant differences. To better understand these differences, let’s look at the physical properties of each of these and see how they compare to a commodity high tenacity polyester.

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How Can Industrial Thread and Yarn Twist Affect Your Process?

To understand twist contraction, think about a ship’s mooring rope. It’s a large, thick rope with thousands of yarns braided and twisted inside. Try to lift a section of the rope, and you’ll find it’s quite heavy.

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Estimating Yield and Length of Yarn and Thread Packages

Industrial yarns and threads are made of various fiber types and sizes which aresupplied on a wide range of package sizes with different lengths and yields.  Most products are ordered by the pound, which may leave you wondering, “How long is it?” It’s important to understand the length and yield of your products to help improve your processing efficiency and waste reduction. 

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Quick Fix to Improve Industrial Yarn Processing Efficiency

If you’ve ever wondered why your yarn keeps breaking during processing, read on. We’re here to help you understand how to prevent industrial yarn breakage and loss of productivity in manufacturing.

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What is Young’s Modulus?

Every time you drive down the road and see suspended utility cables, you’re observing Young’s Modulus in action. The raised utility wires have a high modulus and are retaining their shape, even under the high pressures of aerial suspension and weather.

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When Will The 25% Tariff Hit The Polyester Supply Chain?

Unlike the September 2018 10 percent tariff, the additional 15 percent announced for shipments on or after May 10th may not have an immediate impact on the price of polyester yarn imports to the U.S.

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What Do The Latest U.S. Trade Committee Hearings Mean for the Textile Industry?

Trade tensions between the E.U. and the U.S. have continued to escalate after a preliminary list of $11 billion in tariffs was announced in April 2019. In response to European subsidies to Airbus and a subsequent World Trade Organization (WTO) ruling, U.S. textile importers have faced a duty of up to 100% on certain materials.

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What is Flame Retardant Yarn and Thread?

Fame Retardant_with_Music

The video above features NeC 8/4 staple spun polyester. The untreated thread on the left burns vigorously once ignition temperature is reached, melts, emits black smoke and drips. The treated thread on the right melts and drips, however, resists combustion and flaming, therefore, smoke is greatly reduced, retardant has done its job.

Read more

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We sat down with Jen Hanna, the director of business development at Innegra™, to discuss the benefits of Innegra™ and how it can be put to the best use in a variety of applications. It’s a relatively new material to the market and many Service Thread clients have requested more information about it.

Read more

Ohm values vary for different industrial yarn and threads. Your choice depends on your specific application - do you need conductivity or static dissipation in your process or product? 

Read more

Meta-aramid and para-aramid fibers may be similar, but they have some significant differences. To better understand these differences, let’s look at the physical properties of each of these and see how they compare to a commodity high tenacity polyester.

Read more

To understand twist contraction, think about a ship’s mooring rope. It’s a large, thick rope with thousands of yarns braided and twisted inside. Try to lift a section of the rope, and you’ll find it’s quite heavy.

Read more

Industrial yarns and threads are made of various fiber types and sizes which aresupplied on a wide range of package sizes with different lengths and yields.  Most products are ordered by the pound, which may leave you wondering, “How long is it?” It’s important to understand the length and yield of your products to help improve your processing efficiency and waste reduction. 

Read more

If you’ve ever wondered why your yarn keeps breaking during processing, read on. We’re here to help you understand how to prevent industrial yarn breakage and loss of productivity in manufacturing.

Read more

Every time you drive down the road and see suspended utility cables, you’re observing Young’s Modulus in action. The raised utility wires have a high modulus and are retaining their shape, even under the high pressures of aerial suspension and weather.

Read more

Unlike the September 2018 10 percent tariff, the additional 15 percent announced for shipments on or after May 10th may not have an immediate impact on the price of polyester yarn imports to the U.S.

Read more

Trade tensions between the E.U. and the U.S. have continued to escalate after a preliminary list of $11 billion in tariffs was announced in April 2019. In response to European subsidies to Airbus and a subsequent World Trade Organization (WTO) ruling, U.S. textile importers have faced a duty of up to 100% on certain materials.

Read more