A textured yarn made by feeding filaments into the path of turbulent air faster than the filaments are drawn out the other side. Entangled yarns are used to provide bulk in fabrics. The are spinning process is often called texturizing or taslanizing.
Synonyms and Related Terms
textured yarn; Tasian yarn; Tasian process; enredado por aire (Esp.)
Resources and Citations
- Hoechst Celanese Corporation, Dictionary of Fiber & Textile Technology (older version called Man-made Fiber and Textile Dictionary, 1965), Hoechst Celanese Corporation, Charlotte NC, 1990
- Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yarn (Accessed Mar. 20, 2006)