Home / Knowledge / News / Textiles / USTER STATISTICS vital tool for entire yarn production chain
USTER STATISTICS vital tool for entire yarn production chain
21
Feb '08
USTER STATISTICS is acknowledged throughout the global textile industry as THE essen-tial tool for comparing key parameters along the entire yarn production chain, from raw fiber through sliver and roving to the final yarn.

The USTER STATISTICS program has a pedigree dating back to 1948, when the first evenness tester for yarns was introduced in spinning mills. This laboratory system enabled the mass varia-tions of yarns to be recorded via paper printouts. Soon, however, USTER noted a demand from spinning mill quality managers for a method allowing statistical calculation of evenness – to provide the basic data for a quality management system that would help determine and improve yarn char-acteristics.

For this purpose an analog computer was developed to calculate the evenness, and this was later enhanced by the addition of a counting system for thin places, thick places and neps. By 1955, the addition of a Spectrograph for the determination of periodic faults in yarns meant that Uster Tech-nologies was able to offer a complete laboratory evaluation system.

At the same time, mill owners and spinning managers had been asking Uster Technologies to devise a method of benchmarking yarn characteristics such as evenness, thin places, thick places and neps, to enable them to compare their own mill quality data with those of other producers worldwide.

In response to these demands, Uster Technologies introduced the first USTER STATISTICS in 1957. This statistical data for yarns was first published by the German textile journal 'Melliand', with subsequent editions being printed as part of the USTER News Bulletin series – becoming, over the years, the most authoritative guide to yarn quality parameters.


Must ReadView All

Courtesy: Hela Clothing

Apparel/Garments | On 18th Jun 2018

Hela's latest label revolves around underwear, sleepwear

The latest collection of Sri Lanka’s Hela Clothing is revolves mostly ...

Digital textile printing sector to grow by 20% by 2020

Textiles | On 18th Jun 2018

Digital textile printing sector to grow by 20% by 2020

The digital textile printing sector is expected to have a compound...

Rwanda to pay tax of exporters affected by AGOA suspension

Apparel/Garments | On 18th Jun 2018

Rwanda to pay tax of exporters affected by AGOA suspension

Rwanda will take over the tax obligations of its apparel exporters to ...

Interviews View All

Subhashini Srinivasan
The S Studio

Ethnicwear market will see an upward trend if uniqueness and quality are...

Hannah Lane
Redress

Encouragement from brands will motivate supply chains to become more...

Dinaz Madhukar
DLF Emporio and DLF Promenade

‘Each event and promotion is planned out keeping in mind the business of...

Liz Manning

<div><b>Liz Manning</b>, Business Development Manager at Catexel, has...

Harsh Shah

Established in 1956 with a small beginning, Embee today manufactures a...

Paolo Crespi

For.Tex is an Italy-based leading producer of dyes and thickeners, and is...

Iago Castro Asensio
RCfil Distribuciones S.L.

Iago Castro Asensio, International Business Manager of RCfil...

Eamonn Tighe
Nature Works LLC

Eamonn Tighe, Fibres and Nonwovens - Business Development Manager of...

Kai Poehler
Voith Paper GmbH & Co. KG

The glass mat industry is growing by five to eight per cent annually. Kai...

Igor Chapurin
Chapurin

"Now we can see the Russian trend in international fashion. And Russian...

Robert Brunner
Devereux

Golfwear and menswear brand Devereux is set for greener pastures. Robert...

Tony Ward
Tony Ward

"You have to truly understand what your client wants, know her needs, what ...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH

Leave your Comments


June 2018

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.

news category


Related Categories:

Advanced Search