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Yarns

The choice of the fiber is an important aspect for the realization of warp knitted items.
The first step when we receive bobbins from the supplier is the WARPING.

1

Yarn packages are set up on the creel.

Cantra
2

512 ends of yarn are warped on 21 "beams (or 1024 on a 42)".

Cantra
3

Beams are set on the machine. Up to 5 tons of yarn can be loaded on a single knitting machine.

3
4

Yarns are threaded from creel to warper through tension devices.

4

We assist the client choosing fibers and yarns

COMBINATION

Thanks to the possibility to mix different fibers, both natural and synthetic, we can offer a wider range of fabrications for sportswear and fashion garments.

STANDARD YARNS

PA=NYLON PP=POLYPROPYLENE PL=POLYESTER EA=ELASTANE
CIFRA code COMPOSITION GSM
(weight can vary by changing
design structure)

STANDARD FIBERS

STRETCH (EA)

STRETCH
(EA)

STRETCH
(T90MF)
81,5% Nylon 6.6
18,5% Roica (DS Dyeable)
Min: 230 gsm
Max: 320 gsm
STRETCH
(091VR)
86% Nylon 6.6
14% Lycra
Min: 220 gsm
Max: 290 gsm
KOMPRESS
(70MF)
85% Nylon 6.6
15% Lycra
Min: 270 gsm
Max: 365 gsm
KOMPRESS
(48CRE)
76% Nylon 6.6
24% Lycra
Min: 380 gsm
Max: 480 gsm
BI-COLOR (STANDARD / HEAVY)
(76PCE)
43% Polyester Cationic
45% Nylon 6.6
12% Lycra
Min: 200 gsm
Max: 255 gsm
DRYARN
(40PPN)
44% Polypropylene (Dryarn)
44% Nylon 6.6
12% Lycra
Min: 195 gsm
Max: 255 gsm

COMFORT FIT (No EA)

COMFORT FIT
(No EA)

LIGHT
(77N)
100% Nylon 6.6 Min: 155 gsm
Max: 200 gsm
LIGHT BI-COLOR
(77PCN)
54% Nylon 6.6
46% Polyester Cationic
Min: 150 gsm
Max: 190 gsm
LIGHT DRYARN
(77PPN)
54% Nylon 6.6
46% Polypropylene (Dryarn)
Min: 150 gsm
Max: 190 gsm
BREEZE
(77BZ)
100% Nylon (Breeze) Min: 150 gsm
Max: 190 gsm

ECO-SUSTAINABLE RECYCLED

Pre Consumer Post Consumer

STRETCH (EA)

STRETCH
(EA)

 ECONYL
(90VRE)
83% Nylon 6 (Econyl)
17% Roica (Eco Smart Degradable Anaerobic)
Min: 230 gsm
Max: 320 gsm
 KOMPRESS ECONYL
(70VRE)
76% Nylon 6.6 (Econyl)
24% Roica (Eco Smart Degradable Anaerobic
Min: 270 gsm
Max: 365 gsm
 Q-NOVA
(90QN)
82,3% Nylon 6.6 (Q-nova)
17,7% Roica (Recycled Dyeable)
Min: 230 gsm
Max: 340 gsm

COMFORT FIT

COMFORT FIT
(No EA)

 Q-NOVA
(77NQN)
100% Nylon 6.6 (Q-nova) Min: 145 gsm
Max: 200 gsm
 POLYESTER
(77PLR)
100% Recycled Polyester Min: 135 gsm
Max: 180 gsm
 RENYCLE
(R077N)
100% Nylon 6 Recycled Min: 155 gsm
Max: 200 gsm

ECO-SUSTAINABLE BIO

STRETCH (EA)

STRETCH
(EA)

BIO STRETCH
(B90MF)
81,5% Amni Soul Eco 6.6
18,5% Roica (Eco Smart Degradable Anaerobic)
Min: 230 gsm
Max: 320 gsm
WOOL 400
(WV77R)
65% Merino Wool/Amni Soul Eco 6.6
31% Amni Soul Eco 6.6
4% Roica (Eco Smart Degradable Anaerobic)
Min: 330 gsm
Max: 400 gsm

COMFORT FIT

COMFORT FIT
(No EA)

WOOL 240
(WV77N)
57% Merino Wool / Amni Soul Eco 6.6
43% Amni Soul Eco 6.6
Min: 175 gsm
Max: 240 gsm
The most used fiber by Cifra for the knitting of WKS garments is Nylon 6.6. Its excellent properties:
  • Exceptionally strong
  • Elastic
  • Easy to wash
  • Superior moisture management
  • Filament yarns provide smooth, soft and long-lasting fabrics
  • Light and warm
We use it single or combined with Lycra, Polypropylene, polyester, merino wool and many others.

Here some of the specialities fibers Cifra cooperates with:
You can click on the logos to discover more

Stretchone
Fulgar
emana
evo
Dryarn
Lycra
Qskin
Qnova
merino
merino
Nilit breeze
Econyl
Nylstar
Meryl
Sudwollegroup
Renycle
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