Poor Heat Set-Twist Loss

Poor Heat Set – Twist Loss

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Yarns not heat set

Poor Heat set 3

Yarns not heat set

Poor Heat Set 2

Poor heat set

Poor Heat Set 4

Yarns not heat set

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What you need to know

Heat setting is a process performed on carpet yarns to stabilize the yarn in its twisted form. This process provides twist retention and ensures no change in size or shape of plied yarns in a cut-pile carpet. Batch heat setting is performed in an autoclave oven. Continuously heat setting occurs in a Superb or Suessen unit using super-heated steam and pressure.

Note: A yarn is either heat set or not, there is no middle ground in terms of the actual setting. What is frequently called “poor heat-set” is usually falls into one of three categories: …..

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