Thomas Ross Camelo

Yarn Twisting: All you need to know about Twisted Yarn, Plied Yarn, and Cabled Yarn

Yarn twisting is a process that can significantly affect the properties of the final twisted yarn. Yarn twisting can involve twisting a single yarn or twisting multiple yarns together in a process called plying. It can also be taken a step further by twisting already-plied yarns into cabled yarns.  Twisting can alter a yarn’s softness, …

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Yarn Dyeing: All You Need To Know About The Bright World Of Dyed Yarns

Dope Dyed Yarn Dope-dyeing, also known as solution dyeing, is a method of dyeing synthetic yarns that involves adding dye to the polymer that a filament will be extruded from. Dope dyeing has major process, quality, and environmental benefits over more conventional dyeing processes. Some yarns and fabrics like polypropylene and polyethylene are difficult to …

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Carbon Fibre Composites: Discover the wonder material

Carbon fibre is an exciting material with many variations and applications. Carbon fibre can normally be purchased in one of three forms: continuous, woven, and chopped. Continuous filament carbon fibre is the type of carbon fibre that SageZander can supply. Essentially, continuous filament carbon fibre is the carbon fibre yarn that can be processed in many …

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Safety from Hazardous Static: Preventing Electrostatic Discharge with Antistatic Polyester Yarn and Copper Yarn

Types of antistatic yarn Antistatic yarns are available in three common types. The first is a standard antistatic yarn made from spun antistatic fibres, such as antistatic polyester yarns. A common use of such yarns is to  The second is a standard yarn which is spun together with a purely antistatic yarn, meaning that you …

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What are meta-aramids? Nomex®, Conex®, and more, explained!

Meta-aramids are a highly versatile class of materials, with some well-known brands like Nomex®, Conex®, and NEWSTAR®. Meta-aramids are a type of aramid, a shortening of aromatic polyamide. Para-aramids are another form of aramid with exciting applications that you can read about here, with well-known brand names like Kevlar® and Technora®. Whereas para-aramids are particularly …

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We’ll get you down to the surface of Mars! – How Kevlar® and Technora® ensured Perseverance’s survival

https://sagezander.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/Perseverance-Parachute.m4v Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech    High Tensile Strength  Heat Resistant   Extensive Range of Applications Mars Landing On the evening of the 18th of February 2021, 292 million miles from Earth, Perseverance, NASA’s new Mars rover, landed on the surface of the red planet. For four minutes, the rover decelerated in Mars’s atmosphere with its heatshield, going from …

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