Testing, sorting and mixing bales according to the properties of fibre for producing specific good quality of yarn at minimum cost is calledBale management.
Object of Bale management:
An evening out of the quality characteristics of a yarn.
A means of avoiding quality jumps.
A possibility of reducing costs as a result of an improvedknowledge of the fibre characteristics.
Specification of a cotton bale:
Origin: CIS( UZ bekistan) raw cotton
Crop year: 2008-2009
Bale weight: 215-220 kgs(approximately).
Staple length: 1
Micronaire: 4.0 – 4.8
Strength : 24-29 gram/tex
Grade: SMW( Strict middling white)
Price: 65.5 usc/lb
# After collecting cotton bales, the cotton bales are opened for mixing bymanually or automatically
When different grade same yarn are mixed together is calledmixing
As for example, 50% of 1
inches staple length + 50% of 1
inches staple length.
When different types of fibre are mixed together is called mixing.As for example, 65% polyester + 35% cotton.
Types of mixing1.
Hand stack mixing
Mixing by hopper