Yarns

All available yarns from SageZander

What do cheeses have to do with yarn? We explain the weird terms for yarn packaging.

Types of Yarn Package Tube A tube of yarn is one of the most common yarn package types. The tubes are predominantly made from plastic or cardboard. Tubes of yarn do not have flanges, meaning they don’t have sides which ensure that the yarn doesn’t come off the package. Cheese A cheese of yarn is …

What do cheeses have to do with yarn? We explain the weird terms for yarn packaging. Read More »

FAQ: Polyester or Nylon Yarn. Recyclability, strength, and more.

Polyester or nylon yarn: which should you choose? The best yarn for your application will be determined by a wide range of factors; the following FAQ should answer any questions you may have. Can I recycle polyester and nylon yarns? Both polyester and nylon yarns can be recycled, and yarns are available with recycled polyester …

FAQ: Polyester or Nylon Yarn. Recyclability, strength, and more. Read More »

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, …

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

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 …

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

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 …

Carbon Fibre Composites: Discover the wonder material Read More »

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 …

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

Kevlar

Kevlar Kevlar with SageZander You can see all the details about our high temperature sewing threads here. A lot of clients ask us for Kevlar® thread coming with expectations of good cut sand abrasion resistance and high temperate resistance. They are absolutely right on these properties and we can further enhance the threads in various …

Kevlar Read More »

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 …

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