plied yarn

plied yarn

[′plīd ¦yärn]
(textiles)
A yarn composed of two or more strands.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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You can't ply directly off your spindle unless you have three spindles total: two with singles spun the same direction, and one empty to hold the plied yarn. I've done this, but it can get tricky to manage three spindles at once.
The EliTwistA(r)Spinning System combines compact spinning and twisting of a plied yarn in one single production step, representing the most economical way to produce two-ply yarns.
You, too, can ply your singles into a plied yarn. Please note that you do not have to ply the yarn to use it.
Hardy Poole, director of the product services division of the American Textiles Manufacturers' Institute, said, "Historically, in the United States, plied yarn counts as a single yarn, but in fabrics from offshore, labeled in their country of origin, plied yarns may be counted as two."
Another example is a small fragment of a mesh (with mesh square measuring 3 mm) made of lightly plied yarns. Hairnets of a similar design are known from London (4 pieces), Amsterdam (1), Lubeck (2) and Schleswig (1), and are dated from the end of the 13th (London and Schleswig) to the 17th century (Lubeck) (Vons-Comis 1982, 154; Tidow 1992, 249; Crowfoot et al.
For example, plied yarns generally have more resilience than singles; chalnette yarns, which are constructed almost like knitted I-cord, also have excellent resilience; and yarns spun worsted-style, instead of woolen, also tend to be nicely elastic.
A variety or products are produced with emphasis on value added products like Plied Yarns, Corded Yarns, Core Spun Yarns, Slub Yarns, Compact Yarns, Organic Cotton Yarns, Poly Cotton Yarns, Modal Cotton Yarns, Rayon Cotton Yarns, Zero Twist Yarns, High RKM Yarns for industrial end use, Stretch Twills, Slub fabrics, Fine Count Sheeting etc.
The newly developed ball yarn tensioner for the two-for-one twisting machine or the up-twisting of BCF single and plied yarns sets another milestone.
A variety of products are produced with emphasis on value added products like Plied yarns, High RKM yarn for industrial end use, Bulk of the Group's sales are generated from exports.
Labeled BIF, for "built-in freshness," the towels are differentiated by a unique ribbed cuff and absorbent plied yarns in the pile.
It thus satisfies the demand for top quality, application variety and production flexibility in the market for technical plied yarns. Its sister machine Allma CC4 is revolutionizing the tyre cord cabling market with energy savings of up to 50%.
When the batch has to be changed, the yarns are drawn-in again rather than being knotted, so that there is no restriction in relation to the range of yarns that can be used - even when changing over from single yarns to plied yarns or from very coarse to extremely fine ones.