>>
Home / Knowledge / News / Textiles / Research institute develops fine count of hemp yarn

Research institute develops fine count of hemp yarn

30
Oct '09
A Chinese research institute and a textile company have jointly collaborated to develop a first of its kind fine count of hemp yarn, by refining the hemp fibre.

Wuxi East China Research Institute of Innovative Materials and Yinkou Xinyi Textile Co. Ltd. have developed a technology to refine hemp fiber, which match up to properties of the cotton fibre.

They have been able to produce yarn counts of up to 60nm and apart from that the fine hemp fibre can also be blended with cotton, wool, silk, cashmere and chemical fiber, etc.

The fabric manufactured from this fine fibre is also considered to have excellent dyeing properties and this development will greatly widen application of hemp fiber.

Fibre2fashion News Desk


Must ReadView All

Pic: The International Trade Centre

Apparel/Garments | On 9th Dec 2021

ITC, IAF sign MoU to boost exports of garment manufacturers

The International Trade Centre and the International Apparel...

Pic: Dreamstime.com

Textiles | On 9th Dec 2021

China sets up state-owned logistics group to improve competitiveness

China has launched a new state-owned logistics entity—China Logistics ...

Pic: McKinsey

Fashion | On 9th Dec 2021

Exploring resale opens new revenue stream for luxury labels: McKinsey

Exploring the rapidly growing resale market not only opens a new...

Interviews View All

Textile Industry, Head honchos

Textile Industry
Head honchos

Extension of RoSCTL to boost textile exports

Textile Industry, Head honchos

Textile Industry
Head honchos

Marry with brand ethos

Florian Heubrandner, Lenzing AG

Florian Heubrandner
Lenzing AG

Sustainable and eco-friendly fibres remain in the minority

Sanjay Vakharia,

Sanjay Vakharia

One of the first few Indian denim brands, Spykar, established in 1992, was ...

Kriti Kanodia,

Kriti Kanodia

A TV show in 2012 where actor Sonam Kapoor customises her own pair of...

Ahmet Gecikli,

Ahmet Gecikli

Ser Mekatronik, founded in 2008, is specialised for providing mechanical...

Silverio Baranzano, Fitesa

Silverio Baranzano
Fitesa

Fitesa is a leader in the nonwoven fabrics industry, specialising in...

Ingo Soller, TWE Group

Ingo Soller
TWE Group

The TWE Group is one of the leading global players in the nonwovens...

Sanjay Raut, Garware Technical Fibres Ltd

Sanjay Raut
Garware Technical Fibres Ltd

Garware Technical Fibres Ltd (formerly Garware-Wall Ropes Ltd) is a...

Seema Gujral, Label Seema Gujral

Seema Gujral
Label Seema Gujral

<b>Seema Gujral</b>'s designs for her eponymous label revolve around...

Gaurang Shah, Label Gaurang Shah

Gaurang Shah
Label Gaurang Shah

Hyderabad based designer <b>Gaurang Shah</b>, has been traversing the...

Raghavendra Rathore, Label Raghavendra Rathore Jodhpur

Raghavendra Rathore
Label Raghavendra Rathore Jodhpur

Being one of the first designers to use the "Brand India" positioning for...

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


December 2021

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


Advanced Search