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What is Textile Yarn Spin Finish and What is it Used For?

In today’s industrial textile manufacturing processes, spin finish plays an important role in the overall performance of Polyester Continuous Filament (CF) fibers and yarns. Nylon and polyester fiber yarn production lines commonly use additive finishes, and the market for polyester filaments is growing rapidly due to the sometimes-high cost and limited availability of nylon and the use of polyester as a cheaper more available substitution many applications. 

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Service Class 7 Troubleshooting Series: Cleaning a Class 7 Style Sewing Machine

Your Class 7 Style sewing machine is an asset to your operations; one that needs careful maintenance to keep it in proper working order.

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Best Polyester Type for Your Application

Because continuous multifilament polyester yarns are used in a wide variety of applications and conditions, polyester yarn manufacturers are required to have diverse product portfolios to accommodate them, including yarns in a wide denier range with various physical properties.

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Intro to Sewing Industrial Webbing

Do you know that the motor of an industrial sewing machine can store energy?

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Troubleshooting Series Quick Tip: Industrial Sewing Tension

If an industrial sewing machine operator is sewing with excessive tension, it can literally stretch the thread as it’s being sewn and weaken the seam, which compromises the integrity of the product that’s being sewn.

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Oiling a Class 7 Sewing Machine

If you are breaking in a brand new Class 7 sewing machine, it’s important to oil it correctly while it is still new, during your first months of use. Otherwise, the machine will lock up and stop working properly.

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The Two-for-One Twisting Machine TechnoCorder TC2

As an industrial thread supplier committed to developing smart, adaptive solutions, we discovered that we needed a versatile twister that could adapt to the requests of our clients across an incredibly vast array of industries.

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General Specs: Multifilament Polyester Types Compared

Polyester is a category of polymers, and all polyesters share certain characteristics however there are some significant differences in physical properties among all the types of multifilament polyester.  Not all polyesters are the same.

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Winding Bobbins vs. Using Pre-wound Bobbins for Heavy Duty Sewing Applications

Are you wondering whether its more beneficial for you to wind your own bobbins in-house or purchase pre-wound bobbins from a thread manufacturer?

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DuraFiber Multifilament Polyester Alternatives

In October 2017 DuraFiber Technologies, previously Performance Fibers, once a leading US supplier of high-tenacity polyester fibers, engineered fabrics, sewing threads and advanced materials, closed its three facilities in the United States

DuraFiber produced a number of widely used types of polyester in the United States and the different types are still referenced by companies searching for quality alternatives today.  Many of the available alternatives happen to have more consistent properties with tighter tolerances but this ultimately depends on the type of alternative polyester. 

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What is Textile Yarn Spin Finish and What is it Used For?

In today’s industrial textile manufacturing processes, spin finish plays an important role in the overall performance of Polyester Continuous Filament (CF) fibers and yarns. Nylon and polyester fiber yarn production lines commonly use additive finishes, and the market for polyester filaments is growing rapidly due to the sometimes-high cost and limited availability of nylon and the use of polyester as a cheaper more available substitution many applications. 

Read more

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Your Class 7 Style sewing machine is an asset to your operations; one that needs careful maintenance to keep it in proper working order.

Read more

Because continuous multifilament polyester yarns are used in a wide variety of applications and conditions, polyester yarn manufacturers are required to have diverse product portfolios to accommodate them, including yarns in a wide denier range with various physical properties.

Read more

Do you know that the motor of an industrial sewing machine can store energy?

Read more

If an industrial sewing machine operator is sewing with excessive tension, it can literally stretch the thread as it’s being sewn and weaken the seam, which compromises the integrity of the product that’s being sewn.

Read more

If you are breaking in a brand new Class 7 sewing machine, it’s important to oil it correctly while it is still new, during your first months of use. Otherwise, the machine will lock up and stop working properly.

Read more

As an industrial thread supplier committed to developing smart, adaptive solutions, we discovered that we needed a versatile twister that could adapt to the requests of our clients across an incredibly vast array of industries.

Read more

Polyester is a category of polymers, and all polyesters share certain characteristics however there are some significant differences in physical properties among all the types of multifilament polyester.  Not all polyesters are the same.

Read more

Are you wondering whether its more beneficial for you to wind your own bobbins in-house or purchase pre-wound bobbins from a thread manufacturer?

Read more

In October 2017 DuraFiber Technologies, previously Performance Fibers, once a leading US supplier of high-tenacity polyester fibers, engineered fabrics, sewing threads and advanced materials, closed its three facilities in the United States

DuraFiber produced a number of widely used types of polyester in the United States and the different types are still referenced by companies searching for quality alternatives today.  Many of the available alternatives happen to have more consistent properties with tighter tolerances but this ultimately depends on the type of alternative polyester. 

Read more