Yarns

According to the American Society for Testing and Materials ASTM 123 yarns are defined as ‘generic term for a continuous strand of textile fibres, filaments or material in a from suitable for knitting, weaving or otherwise intertwining to form a textile fabric’.

Figure (1): Fabric cross section, the forming yarn and fibres
Figure (1): Fabric cross section, the forming yarn and fibres
Figure (2): Yarns Types
Figure (2): Yarns Types

References: 

ASTM D 123

Behery, H.M., Effect of yarn factors on fabric hand, in Effect of mechanical and physical properties on fabric hand, H.M. Behery, Editor 2005, Woodhead Publishing Limited and CRC Press: Cambridge.

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