feeder yarn

feeder yarn

[′fēd·ər ‚yärn]
(textiles)
Yarn that is furnished to the throwing process.
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It also allows a more consistent yarn tension at every desirable tension level, while the tension depends on the pressure applied by the Aptiv film cone on the weft feeder yarn running surface, thereby eliminating defects in the cloth," added Brovarone.
Miller, senior textile/apparel analyst with Robinson-Humphrey in Atlanta, noted, "Wetumpka gives Culp the acrylic feeder yarn capability for chenille which is a hot category right now.