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Spandex Covered Yarn
Spandex coated yarn is a kind of elastic yarn which is made of spandex filament as core. It uses filament or short fiber yarn as spiral way to cover the elongated spandex yarn.
Classification of Spandex Covered Yarn
1. According to the number of coating layers, it can be divided into two types: single covered yarn and double covered yarn. And it has a lot of Nylon spandex yarn and Polyester spandex yarn.
2. According to the different equipment can be divided into: Single Covered Yarn and Air Covered Yarn.
Characteristics of Spandex Covered Yarn
1. Air Covered Yarn (ACY) is a kind of yarns which draw fiber filaments and spandex fibers through a certain type of nozzle at the same time and form rhythmic network points by high compression air regular injection pressure. The fabric feels soft and smooth.
2. Single Covered Yarn (SCY) is a twisted twist (abbreviated as tpm) in which the wrapped filament is rotated and wound over the spandex, which is drawn at a constant speed. The main characteristic of this yarn is flat and straight.
Mainly used in: weaving, elastic jeans, ribbons, socks, underwear, lace and sporting goods, etc.