In the weaving process a fabric is created by interlocking two sets of yarns.
In the weaving process a fabric is created by interlocking two sets of yarns. The longitudinal yarns are coming off a warp beam that is prepared prior to weaving by winding fiber bobbins from a creel on to a large cylinder known as a warp beam.
On the weaving loom, a fill yarn is inserted and interlocked to the warp yarns. A combination of fiber type and thickness, referred to in Denier or Dtex and the number of yarns, referred to as count establish the weight and strength of a fabric.
Depending on the desired fabric characteristics, different types of weaving looms are available with speeds up to 1000 fill yarns per minute. By using the latest technology we can maximize the number of warp and fill intersections to weave the tightest density.
Whereas the woven base fabric (greige) is providing stability in the warp and fill directions, the overall stability of a sailcloth fabric is created in the finishing process.