Jute is called the “Golden Fibre” of Bangladesh due to its golden-brown color and its importance & sustainability. Jute is one of the most affordable natural jute and is the second one after cotton according to its production quantity. Jute yarn is used to make hessian fabric, coffee sacks, cotton bale covers, shopping bags, carpets, rugs etc. It is also used to make geotextiles.
Different Types of Jute Yarn
The composite mills traditionally manufacture the following types of yarns-
- Fine yarn of 120-224tex (3.5-6.5lb/spy) to be used for carpets and various non-traditional end products like decorative fabrics.
- CBC yarn of 224-293tex (6.5-8.5lb/spy) for using as carpet backing cloth or very fine cloth.
- Medium coarse yarn of 241-414tex (7-12lb/spy) for:
* Hessian warp 241-310tex (7-9lb/spy)
* Hessian weft 241-414tex (7-12lb/spy)
* Sacking warp 276-345tex (8-10lb/spy)
* Other type of end products like canvas.
- Coarse yarn of 483tex and above (14lb/spy and above) for sacking weft and coarse end-products like matting.
- Piled yarns or twines of different counts.