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Regarding the fabric count, density, and the influence of yarn thickness on the fabric

Apr 23/2021 / news / Author: DongJing

1. What are the benefits of having more counts?

The higher the count, the finer the yarn, the smoother the wool texture and the higher the relative price, but the fabric count has no inevitable relationship with the fabric quality. Only fabrics with more than 100 counts can be called "super". The concept of count is more suitable for worsted fabrics, but has little meaning for woollen fabrics. For example, woollen fabrics such as Harris Tweed have very low counts.

2. The larger the count, the thinner the yarn

The count is the most important indicator to measure the quality of the fabric. It is also easy to understand. In fact, it is to describe the thickness of the yarn count. The larger the count, the thinner the yarn. The diameter of the 250-count wool has reached the level of 11 microns. The finer the yarn, the more delicate and delicate the fabric style weave.

3. The higher the density, the better the water resistance

Because of the high density, high-count fabrics can also be waterproof. Liquids such as red wine, tea, juice, etc. spill on the clothes. Don’t worry, the liquids will only roll on the fabrics and will not penetrate. This functional fabric does The finished clothes are also a little less cautious and very free and easy.

4. The pursuit of ultra-fine yarn is not necessarily a good thing

However, yarns that are too thin are extremely difficult to produce and are easy to break. For example, a Chinese group has produced 300 fabrics, but because of poor wearability, they can only be displayed at the fabric conference, which has no practical value. Therefore, while pursuing ultra-fine fibers, we must first ensure that the raw materials have superior properties.

Simply put, the quality of the fabric is not directly related to the count of the fabric, but the larger the yarn count, the more refined and softer the fabric; the higher the fabric density, the better the waterproofness of the fabric, so if there is a requirement for the waterproof function of the fabric Yes, looking for fabrics can be judged according to the density of the fabrics.