Cotton has broad application in every part of the world. The cotton industry is already prospering, and which has expected to be mounted by 2-3% shortly. Individuals prefer wearing cotton apparel and utilizing cotton-made accessories over other fabrics. Cotton is lightweight, skin-friendly, sleek, breathable, lasting, and requires low maintenance.
Textile industries can make blended yarns by combining two different fibers for strength, alluring, and durability. There is a tremendous call for cotton blends across the world as 100% cotton goods are relatively expensive, and the combination cuts down the prices and offers excellent benefits. Different fibers are often blended, and the merging is utilized for a range of purposes to experience the quality and gain additional benefits.
Types of cotton blended yarn
The textile industries usually combine premium quality cotton with various threads to achieve enormous strength, smoothness, and tremendous resistance. The primary types of blended cotton yarns available with ColossusTex are:
1. Cotton and Polyester
It is the most enduring blend in the textile market. When the strength and radiance of polyester blends with cotton’s softness and breathability, works wonder for the textile industry. Cotton and polyester are blended in the proportion of 65:35 respectively to maintain the comfort, skin-friendly characteristic, and breathability. Other usual cotton-polyester blends are 67%-33%, 50%-50%, and 70%-30%.
2. Cotton and Viscose
For additional comfort and uniformity, cotton is blended with Viscose. Only Viscous is considered not suitable for use. When combined with cotton, it provides excellent comfort. These blends have a significant proportion of cotton. 85%-15% and 70%-30% are the most common cotton-viscose blended yarns
3. Cotton and Acrylic
The acrylic offers softness, warmness, and durability, whereas cotton contributes to the next level’s comfort. This is a perfect blend for a more comfortable, warm, and yet light apparel. The common blend proportions of cotton-acrylic are 75%-25%, 60%-40% and 50%-50%.
4. Cotton and Wool
The comfort, softness, and durability of the cotton fabric can be taken to an entirely new level when blended with wool. Wool gives warmth, ingest, and shape to the blend of cotton and wool. It provides warmth in cold weather without feeling bulky to the user.
5. Cotton and Nylon
Nylon is meant to add strength, smoothness and it is wrinkle resistant. Cotton when blended with nylon to give it more stretch and durability. The blend makes it suitable for warp yarns in durable fabrics with antistatic properties, which can be dyed.
Uses of Cotton Blended yarns
The blended cotton yarns are a magnificent selection in all forms: cheap, low maintenance, and sustainable. The count ranges from Ne 10 to Ne 60- single and multifold. Uses of the blended cotton yarns are as follows:
● Cotton-Polyester blends are used to make shirts, dresses, tops, sportswear, and home textiles like curtains and Bedsheets.
● Cotton-Viscose combinations are used for manufacturing towels, shirting, denim, trousers, knitwear, sarees, dhotis, and home linens.
● Cotton-acrylic blends are used in the kitchen and use pure, soft cotton balls and disposable face cloths.
● Cotton- Wool blends are used in producing knitwear, dress wear, under-garments, baby’s clothing, lightweight tops, pajamas outfits, and sheaths or blankets.
● Cotton-Nylon blends are used to make bedsheets, AC comforters, curtains, and denim.
Over the years, human-made fibers’ serving has expanded, and that of natural fibers has dropped. Cotton alone estimates high demand. Cotton encourages growth in yarn and textile production. The blend yarn market is growing both in the domestic and export sector. Understanding this need, COLOSSUSTEX has now initiated a project on cotton-rich blends. The man-made fibers are blended with cotton, aiming for end uses in regular apparel, home textiles, and medical uses.