Development of a New Method for Production of Colored Melange Yarn
Keywords:Melange yarn, Yarn transfer machine, Winding tension
Today, there are products in different colors/patterns/sizes produced and used in home textiles in different ways. Especially rich results can be obtained with the variety of raw materials and the wowen fabrics produced from these raw materials. In terms of consumers, it is a very important factor that the products they buy appeal to their pleasure visually, apart from their functional features. In the textile sector, fancy yarns have an important position at this point. Melange yarns, which are included in the fancy yarn group, offer a wide range of consumer portfolio for fabrics produced with these yarns, as they combine different color transitions in one yarn and there is no limit to diversification. However, considering the production methods and process steps, there are risky methods that can affect the properties of the final product. At the same time, these methods are costly and not fast methods. The aim of this study is to eliminate these risks and to produce melange faster and at lower cost. Tikentin (thick and thin) yarn was preferred as raw material. Linen like yarns, known as Tikentin yarn (thick and thin), are used to make fabrics made of synthetic yarns look like fabrics made from natural yarns and to give them a melange appearance. As the production process, the feature of adjusting the winding tension of the yarn transfer machine was used. Thus, while eliminating the risks of different fiber groups in production and taking advantage of the winding speed change feature of the yarn transfer machine, a melange appearance was obtained from a single yarn, while at the same time, melange yarn was obtained with a low cost and fast production method.
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