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Manufacturer of 72% Viscose 28% PBT Blended Yarn

Viscose and PBT blended yarn offers an optimal balance of the softness and comfort of viscose with the durability and elasticity of PBT. This 72% viscose 28% PBT blended yarn is ideal for knitted fabrics like t-shirts, underwear, linings, and more. The viscose component introduces breathability while the PBT provides shape retention. Read on to learn more about the characteristics and manufacturing process of this versatile blended yarn.

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Introduction of 72% Viscose 28% PBT Blended Yarn Product

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Features

  • Soft, comfortable, durable, elastic.
  • Suitable for t-shirts, underwear, linings.
  • Viscose for breathability, PBT for shape retention.
  • Balances natural and synthetic fibers for comfort and longevity.
  • Less tangling compared to all-viscose yarns.

Uses

  • Intimates
  • Base layers
  • T-shirts
  • Underwear
  • Linings

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    Introduction to 72% Viscose 28% PBT Blended Yarn

    Viscose and PBT blended yarn offers an optimal balance of the softness and comfort of viscose with the durability and elasticity of PBT. This 72% viscose 28% PBT blended yarn is ideal for knitted fabrics like t-shirts, underwear, linings, and more. The viscose component introduces breathability while the PBT provides shape retention. Read on to learn more about the characteristics and manufacturing process of this versatile blended yarn.

    Applications of 72% Viscose 28% PBT Blended Yarn

    The natural softness of viscose coupled with the elasticity of PBT makes this blended yarn well-suited to intimates and base-layer clothing that require next-to-skin comfort. The viscose offers moisture absorption and ventilation while the PBT provides durability to stand up to frequent laundering. This 72/28 ratio is commonly used for women's underwear as well as t-shirts, loungewear, linings, and interlock knits.

    Benefits of Viscose and PBT Blending

    Blending natural and synthetic fibers allows manufacturers to optimize the desirable qualities of each material. The cellulosic structure of viscose gives it softness, breathability, and absorbency while synthetic PBT boasts elasticity, shape retention, fast drying, and resistance to pilling. By combining the two in a single yarn, knitters can create fabrics with an unbeatable balance of comfort, easy care, and longevity.

    Manufacturing Process Overview

    72% viscose 28% PBT blended yarn begins with the separate production of viscose staple fiber and PBT filaments. The PBT is draw-textured to give it stretch and bulk while the viscose fibers provide surface area for moisture absorption. The two fibers are then blended on-site and spun into a single combined yarn in the desired ratio. This blended yarn can then be knitted or woven as needed.

    Sourcing High Quality Blended Yarn

    When sourcing 72/28 blended yarn, verify that your supplier can consistently provide the stated ratio between viscose and PBT fibers. Ask for sampling to check yarn evenness, strength, elongation, shrinkage, and other quality metrics. Reputable manufacturers will gladly provide certifications for OEKO-TEX, ISO, or other standards. Vet potential vendors thoroughly before placing bulk orders.

    Customization Options

    The 72% viscose and 28% PBT ratio provides an optimal balance for most intimate apparel and base layer knits, but suppliers can adjust blends to suit specific needs. For instance, a 75/25 variant would further boost softness and absorbency at the expense of elasticity and shape retention. Yarn thickness and the incorporation of additional fibers like micro modal or spandex allow for even greater customization.

    Price Model for 72/28 Viscose/PBT Blends

    Pricing for this type of blended yarn depends largely on order volumes, fiber lengths, yarn counts, and additional processing. As an estimate, 30 count 72/28 blended yarn sells for 5-7 USD per kilogram FOB China. Reduced minimums, finer yarn counts, shorter fibers, and lower twist angles can increase costs. We welcome inquiries for custom quotes.

    Comparing Blended Yarns to Alternatives

    72/28 viscose/PBT blends provide more comfort and better moisture management than 100% synthetic yarns at a lower cost than premium natural fibers. The blended yarn route allows manufacturers to balance performance, durability, easy care, and reasonable pricing in their finished knits. While alternatives like 100% pima cotton or silk have their benefits, this cost-optimized blend of natural and synthetic creates an unparalleled value proposition.

    Less Tangling Than All-Viscose Yarns

    While viscose is prized for its softness, all-viscose yarns can excessively tangle during processing and knitting operations. The addition of smooth, elastic PBT binder fibers makes this 72% viscose 28% PBT yarn far less prone to snarls and knots on high-speed knitting machines or looms while preserving the exceptional feel of viscose on skin.

    FAQ

    What fabrics is 72% viscose 28% PBT yarn used for?

    Most commonly intimates, base layers, t-shirts, underwear, and linings.

    How soft is 72/28 viscose/PBT blended yarn compared to 100% cotton?

    Nearly identical handfeel and general softness.

    Why add polybutylene terephthalate (PBT) to viscose staple fiber?

    To improve elasticity, shape retention, and pilling resistance.

    What are the downsides to 72/28 viscose/PBT blended yarns?

    Slightly less breathable but still quite airy and moisture-wicking.

    Is this yarn suitable for socks or outdoor apparel?

    No - this blend is intended primarily for intimates and lightweight knits.

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