The combed yarn is a yarn which is produced by the combing process. This yarn is finer than carded yarn. Generally combing produced 60 counts or more than 60 count yarn. But sometimes 32 counts or 40 counts yarn also produced by combing process. It is high-quality yarn and it is more expensive compared with carded yarn because its combining process is time intensive.
Functional steps of Combed yarn manufacturing process
Functional steps related with this manufacturing process are blown room, carding, pre-comb drawing frame, lap frame, combing, post-comb drawing frame, simplex, and finally ring frame.
Features of combed yarn
There are several features of combed yarn can be identified these are given below shortly:
- Higher count yarn
- Combed Yarn is finer than carded yarn
- Produced excluding short fiber
- Regular yarn
- High-quality yarn
- Uniform yarn
- Smooth yarn
- Good water absorbency
- Less hairy
- Normally naps free
- Costly Production
- High price
- Higher breaking strength
A.M. Amirul Islam (Washim)
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