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Pile Yarn of Terry Towels

Woven fabrics are consist of warp and weft yarns in 2 dimensions, but terry towels are consist of in 3 dimensions with an additional pile yarn.  80 % volume of towels are pile yarn so pile yarn means towel quality: Softness, color, appearance, water absorbency etc. I will summarize the properties of the pile threads below. Pile yarns are usually...

Ground Warp or Warp Yarn of Terry Towels

Woven fabrics are consist of warp and weft yarns in 2 dimensions, but terry towels are consist of in 3 dimensions with an additional pile yarn. Threads that are parallel to the edge along the length of the woven fabric are called warps. Warp yarn is the main carrier yarn for weft and pile threads.  That’s the way warp yarn strength...

Choosing Towels | Weaving

Towels are sold by weight (Kg or Lb) like tomato and potato but many factors affect towel prices, so ı give buyers some tips to chose towels to depend on the price range. Of course, the main matters are yarn, weaving and dying types in towel prices. I will explain here only weaving types. There is two type of weaving machines for...

Pile Height of Terry Towels

Pile height has a very important effect on the usage and comfort properties of terry fabrics. I will list briefly my notes below about the pile height. Pile Height varies between 2,5 mm and 9 mm. Notice that is not pile yarn consumption or pile density. Pile height has the most significant effect on water absorption properties. High pile height means...

Choosing Towels | Yarn Properties

I mentioned in the previous article that many factors affect towel prices such as yarn, weaving and dying types. I will explain here only yarn types. All terry towels are weaved from a ground warp, weft thread, and a pile end. Warp, Weft and Pile yarn consumption in most towels are 20-20-80 percent respectively. That’s why my whole point is going to be about...