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Features of Nylon Filament Yarn

Nylon, also known as Polyamide is a versatile engineered material, used in stockings and clothing of all types. The fabric is recognized for being thin and flexible, but also valued for its durability and toughness. Its properties make it the first choice over many natural fabric options, such as cotton, Silk and wool, even though it’s a Petroleum based synthetic fiber.

Comfort

  • Excellent Moisture absorption. 10 times more than of Polyester.
  • Good air-permeability
  • Excellent softness and mild touch
  • Silky Touch
  • Skin friendly
  • No mildew or fungi
  • Lightweight but exceptional strength
  • Resists wrinkles and shrinkage
  • Easy to wash, fast drying

Fashion

  • Wide application range from lingerie & ethnic wear to active wear
  • Easy dye ability and bright colors
  • Excellent luster and drape
  • Stretch & fit to body
  • Silky or cotton feel, based on customization
  • Soft Handle
  • Incredibly versatile

Being easily dyeable, Nylon Filament Yarn imparts an exquisite luster and vibrancy to the fabric Our product promises value to the customer that goes beyond “must haves” in clothing to “ultimate haves”. Our superior product engineering ensures durability, softness and effective moisture management which makes nylon filament yarn most apt for new generation intimate fabrics and garments.

Average Technical Properties

Properties Nylon Viscose Polyester
Specific Gravity 1.14 1.52 1.38
Tenacity (Dry) gpd 4.5 - 5.0 2.0 - 2.6 4.2 - 4.5
Tenacity (Wet) gpd 4.1 - 5.0 1.0 - 1.5 4.2 - 4.5
% Elongation 32 - 36 19 - 21 28 - 32
% Moisture Regain 4 13 0.4
% Boiling Water Shrinkage 8 - 10 1.5 - 2.5 5 - 7

Average Quality Comparision

Properties Nylon Viscose Polyester
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Runnability *** * ***
Aesthetic Look *** *** *
Elasticity *** * *
Piling Resistance *** * **