Yarn Manufacture

Spinning of Carpet Yarns – Fibre Processing Aids

Author: Wools of NZ (2002), edited and updated by ITF Academy (2018)

The available types of fibre processing aids for the production of wool carpet yarns on the
woollen and semi-worsted systems are reviewed, and the needs for particular types of carpet yarn
are considered...

£40.00

Spinning of Carpet Yarns – Part 1 Woollen Spinning

Author: Wools of NZ (2002), edited and updated by ITF Academy (2018)

The woollen spinning system is a relatively short yarn manufacturing route, versatile in its requirements for raw materials and productive in the counts required for a wide variety of tufted, woven and knotted carpets...

£40.00

Spinning of Carpet Yarns – Semi Worsted Spinning

Author: Wools of NZ (2002), edited and updated by ITF Academy (2018)

The semi-worstedsystem is described, with special reference to its application in the carpet yarn industry.
Conditions for limit spinning – often needed when producing yarn for face-to-face weaving – are
defined...

£40.00

Spinning of Carpet Yarns – Twist Setting

Author: Wools of NZ (2002), edited and updated by ITF Academy (2018)

Guidance on the engineering of yarns to be set is given; and the processing conditions for seven
different twist setting processes are outlined.

£40.00

Spinning of Carpet Yarns – Unconventional Methods of Yarn Production

Author: Wools of NZ (2002), edited and updated by ITF Academy (2018)

The woollen and semi-worsted processing routes are the mainstream methods for producing wool
carpet yarns. Other systems, some very old and some new, are used on a smaller scale for minor
niche areas of the carpet market...

£40.00

Spinning of Carpet Yarns – Yarn Bonding Technology

Author: Wools of NZ (2002), edited and updated by ITF Academy (2018)

This ground breaking yarn technology has technically added another dimension to yarn setting and adds other special properties of benefit...

£40.00

Spinning of Carpet Yarns – Yarn scouring

Author: Wools of NZ (2002), edited and updated by ITF Academy (2018)

An excellent detailed report on Scouring of carpet yarns. Scouring is recommended in order to retain wool's high status as a soil-resistant fibre. Scouring must be thorough and uniform to avoid risk of soiling streaks in the carpet...

£40.00

Spinning of Speciality Yarns – Conductive Yarns

Author: Wools of NZ (2002), edited and updated by ITF Academy (2018)

In certain important cases, locations require higher standards of carpet conductivity than normal. This report details the essential information for combining various conductive fibres with wool carpet pile, and methods for making the backing conductive are outlined in good practical detail...

£50.00

Spinning of Speciality Yarns – Felted Yarns

An excellent technical paper on ‘non continuous’ felting.
Aqueous and solvent-based process for the batchwise felting of carpet yarns are described and the rub-felting processes are recommended for felting of slivers as well as yarns...

£40.00

Spinning of Speciality Yarns – Heather, Tweed and Effect Yarns

Author: Wools of NZ (2002), edited and updated by ITF Academy (2018)

Recommendations are given for the selection of raw materials for wool yarns in the non-plain
category, and guidance is given for manufacturing these by blending methods...

£25.00

Spinning of Speciality Yarns – Wool Yarns for Woven Carpets

Author: Wools of NZ (2002), edited and updated by ITF Academy (2018)

A detailed paper that reviews yarns for Axminster and Wilton (Wire and Face to Face)
The requirements for weaving yarns are outlined...

£40.00

Spinning of Specialty Yarns – Wool Yarns for Tufted Carpets

Author: Wools of NZ (2002), edited and updated by ITF Academy (2018)

This publication considers the demands imposed on yarn at tufting, the implications of
different processing routes, and the role of yarn in the styling of tufted carpets...

£40.00

The Manufacture of Wool Carpets – Part 1A Yarn Spinning

Author: Wools of NZ (2002), edited and updated by ITF Academy (2018

Woollen, Semi-Worsted, Wrap, Core and Chenille Spinning Systems
A 56 page manual covering the complete manufacturing processes for woollen and semi worsted yarn, plus wrap, core and chenille systems detailed...

£100.00

The Manufacture of Wool Carpets – Part 1B Yarn Spinning

Author: Wools of NZ (2002), edited and updated by ITF Academy (2018

Yarn Scouring, Fibre Processing Aids,Twist Setting, Yarn Bonding.
An excellent 50 page manual covering oil, dry and semi worsted spinning methods and their implications to scouring...

£100.00

The Manufacture of Wool Carpets Part 1C Yarn Spinning – Special-Purpose Yarns Heather/Tweed, Felted, Conductive/Antistatic, Yarns for Woven and Tufted Carpets

Author: Wools of NZ (2002), edited and updated by ITF Academy (2019)

An excellent technical paper covering all aspects of yarns for Tufted, Axminster and Wilton production...

£100.00