false twist

false twist

[¦fȯls ′twist]
(textiles)
A method by which certain synthetic yarns are given stretch characteristics; yarns are wound under heat to eliminate the twist, but because of the yarns' tendency to retain the twist, fabrics made from them have elasticity. Also known as memory twist.
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I am appalled at the insidious and entirely false twist that has been given by certain quarters to a private dinner.
SSM can provide solutions for False Twist Texturing, Air Covering, Draw Winding, Yarn Singeing and Conventional Covering.
False twist textured yarns; principles, processes and applications.
It is also possible to produce this with a mixture of fibers that are twisted in opposite direction This is called false twist spinning process i.
The navel, which is applicable to all types of SpinBoxes, provides an additional false twist, which results in better spinning stability.
Besides the displayed applications, SSM offers renowned machines for False Twist Texturing, Air Covering, Draw Winding, Yarn Singeing and Conventional Covering.
The TwistTrap Navel creates additional false twist in the zone of highest spinning tension within the rotor - when spinning knitting yarn of cotton in the range of Ne 18 to Ne 40, achieving production increase of 5% to 15% by reducing the twist multiplier without increasing the rotor speed.
TwistPlus(r) is a false twist unit for ring spinning machines with EliTe(r) Compact Set.
Six new product launches in the Winding and Doubling segments and two in False Twist and Air-Texturing were presented at ITMA for the first time.