Nylon Yarn Supplier

We are a global supplier of nylon yarns (polyamide yarns) and play an important role in the lingerie, socks, and sportswear industry. We hope that our nylon yarns can help fabric manufacturers sell their products at a good price so that we can realize our value as a nylon yarn supplier. Nylon yarns, also known as polyamide yarn,  are commonly used in the manufacturing of garments such as socks and sportswear, as one of the important clothing accessories. We supply a large amount of nylon yarn to the global socks manufacturer every year, who will use them to manufacture custom logo socks for companies, specifically, the logo part of the socks. Our nylon yarn (polyamide yarn) factory was established in Huizhou China in 2006, with advanced yarn manufacturing equipment, yarn testing devices, and an R&D department. In 2007, we started the export business of nylon yarn and became a trusted nylon yarn supplier for global textile enterprises.
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Below are the Nylon Yarns we supply:

100% Nylon 6 Dope Dyed High Twisted DTY Yarn

100% Nylon 6 Dope Dyed High Twisted DTY Yarn

As a leading polyamide DTY yarn manufacturer in China, we produce high quality 100% Nylon 6 Dope Dyed High Twisted DTY Yarn that is ideal for use in knitted fabrics and woven fabrics production. Dope dyed DTY refers to the yarn being dyed when in the polymer state before spinning. This results in excellent color fastness and low cost compared to hank dyed yarns. The high twisted stretchable nylon DTY we offer has good elasticity, durability, and versatility for various end applications. If you need large quantities of consistent and affordable DTY yarn for textiles manufacturing, consider sourcing from our factory.

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100% Nylon 6 DTY Yarn

The most economical technique used in the manufacturing of nylon 6 nylon is a melt-spinning process, in this process, we feed nylon polymer chips, which are then melted a pump help to pump the melting nylon polymer to move through a spinneret. There is a grid (filter) at the base which allow only molten liquid to pass through.

100% Nylon 6 Dope Dyed High Twisted DTY Yarn

100% Nylon 6 Hank Dyed High Twisted DTY Yarn

Drawn Textured Yarn is what is meant by the abbreviation DTY, it is one of the more common nylon yarns. Pull Textured Yarn is created by employing high-speed texturizing machines to simultaneously twist and draw nylon partially oriented yarns (POY), and this establishes the drawing texture of the yarn.

Have you decided to use nylon yarn as a textile material for your future projects due to the popularity that it is gaining? Seems just about right!

Thanks to the excellent features fabrics made by nylon yarn offer, there is no denying that this can turn out to be a perfect choice for you as a textile manufacturer.

However, before making your final decision, you must know all types of nylon yarns, their uses, and the benefits it has to offer.

For that, you don't need to look anywhere else, as we have covered all the necessary information for you under one roof.

Introduction of nylon yarn

Nylon masterbatch - the raw material of nylon yarn
Nylon masterbatch - the raw material of nylon yarn

Nylon, chemically known as polyamide (PA) , is the world's first synthetic fiber. Compared with polyester yarn, nylon yarn has high mechanical strength, excellent moisture absorption and heat resistance, its abrasion resistance is 10 times of cotton yarn, wool yarn 20 times, in addition, nylon yarn density is smaller, 35% lighter than cotton yarn, 25% lighter than viscose yarns. The fabric made of nylon yarn is light and soft, and the skin feels gentle. It is widely used in high-end clothing and special functional clothing.

Yarns made using natural fibers such as wool are pretty expensive, especially when it is entirely organic. This is where nylon yarn comes to the rescue. It is designed to imitate the look of wool, cotton, and other natural fibers that too at a lower cost.

So, what exactly is nylon yarn? It is a type of yarn made from a synthetic material called nylon fiber, which resembles the look of many natural yarns. At first, nylon was specially created to substitute silk when it was hard to obtain; however, with time, it is now being used in place of many natural fibers.

The features of nylon yarn (polyamide yarn)

Nylon yarn (polyamide yarn) can be widely used in various industries, mainly because nylon materials have many natural fibers do not have performance advantages. For example, the fabric containing nylon yarn (polyamide yarn) is more wear-resistant, not easy to wear out, because the nylon material friction coefficient is small, wear-resistant. By understanding the performance advantages of nylon, you can better understand why nylon yarns are so widely used.

The features of nylon yarn (polyamide yarn)

Performance advantage

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High mechanical strength, good toughness

Nylon's tensile strength is higher than that of metal, and its compressive strength is comparable to that of metal, but it is not as rigid as metal. The tensile strength is close to the yield strength, more than double that of ABS. The ability to absorb shock and stress vibration is strong, and the impact strength is much higher than that of ordinary plastics, and is better than that of acetal resin. Therefore, nylon yarns (polyamide yarns) are used in fabrics that require toughness, such as climbing ropes and safety equipment.

Outstanding performance

Common escalator handrails, new bicycle plastic rims and other occasions where periodic fatigue is very obvious are often used in nylon. The same principle applies to the application of nylon threads in tire cord layers.

High softening point, heat resistant

Such as PA46, etc., the heat distortion temperature of high crystalline nylon is high, and it can be used for a long time at 150 degrees.

After the PA66 is reinforced by glass fiber, its heat distortion temperature reaches more than 250 degrees. Therefore, nylon yarn (polyamide yarn) is often used in fabrics used in high temperature environments such as industrial fields or fire clothing.

Small friction coefficient, wear-resistant

Nylon has self-lubricating properties and low noise when used for moving mechanical components. It can be used without lubricant when the friction effect is not too high: if it is really necessary to use lubricant to reduce friction or help dissipate heat, water, oil, grease, etc. can be selected. . Therefore, nylon has a long service life as a transmission component. In the same way, clothes containing nylon yarns also last longer.


Nylon is very resistant to alkalis and most salt solutions, and also resistant to weak acids, engine oils, gasoline, aromatic compounds and general solvents. It can resist the erosion of gasoline, oil, fat, alcohol, weak city, etc., and has the good anti-aging ability. Therefore, nylon yarn has also been used in the chemical industry.

Self-extinguishing, non-toxic, odorless

It is affectionate to biological erosion and has good antibacterial and antifungal abilities.

Excellent electrical performance

Good electrical insulation, nylon has high resistance per unit volume and high breakdown voltage. In a dry environment, it can be used as a power frequency insulating material, and it still has good electrical insulation green even in high humidity environments.

Lightweight, easy to dye, easy to shape

Fast flow due to low melt viscosity. It is easy to fill the mold, the freezing point after filling is high, and the shape can be quickly set, so the molding cycle is short and the production efficiency is high. This is why nylon yarns can be used in home textiles.

  • The nylon yarn has good impact resistance and high strength.
  • It has antistatic properties to meet the requirements of mechanical applications.
  • Nylon yarn has good chemical stability and alkali resistance.
  • It feels very silky with the touch.
  • Provide excellent draping qualities to fabrics.
  • Good elasticity makes it suitable to be used for apparel manufacturing.
  • Prolonged exposure to sunlight may reduce its strength.
  • Light and temperature are the most important factors to take care of when using nylon yarn.

Since you have to make your final decision of using nylon yarn or not, here are its advantages and disadvantages to make your decision easier:


  • The yarns have excellent strength to offer.
  • It comes with significant wear and fatigue resistance.
  • Nylon yarns have great chemical, acid, and alkali resistance.
  • Low density, light fabric weight, and good elasticity are not to be ignored.


  • The Sun resistance of nylon yarns is not good.
  • Yarns can turn yellow when exposed to strong sunlight.
  • Moisture absorption property is not commendable.
  • Allergies to nylon itself are possible.

Types of Nylon Yarn

Unlike other yarns that offer just one variety, nylon yarn has various types that you can select depending on your choice application and requirements. The different types of Nylon yarn include:

1- Nylon Partially Oriented Yarn

Nylon partially oriented yarn (POY) is the first type of Nylon yarn that comes in different lusters like semi-dull, bright, or even black and is made directly from the melt spinning process. This kind of yarn is usually preferred for manufacturing textured yarn, and the end result is preferred due to better drape, softer feel, wrinkle resistance, higher recovery, etc.

Nylon POY
Nylon POY

2- Nylon Highly Oriented Yarn

This kind of yarn is similar to that of partially oriented yarn; however, the only difference is in the manufacturing process since the nylon HOY is produced through a high-speed spinning process. It gives stabilization and crystallization without the need for a drawing process. Nylon HOY is comparatively brighter and softer and is therefore preferred for clothing and the process of fancy yarn.

3- Nylon Air Textured Yarn

Nylon ATY or Air Textured Yarn is also commonly named spun-like yarn and is obtained when the POY nylon yarn is drawn and texturized in the presence of air in a chamber. The significant properties of this kind of yarn include being wear-resistant, light in weight, and easy to clean, due to which they can be used for sportswear, casual wear, baggage, etc.

4- Nylon Drawn Textured Yarn

Also known as Nylon DTY, this kind of yarn is manufactured from Partially Oriented Yarn through the texturization process, which involves the yarn being simultaneously drawn and twisted. The final outcome of the yarn makes it suitable to be used for warp knitting, circular knitting, dyeing yarn, the process of fancy yarn, etc.

nylon dty
nylon dty

5- Nylon Fully Drawn Yarn

Nylon fully drawn yarn is also named Nylon FDY, Nylon Flat yarn, or Nylon Filament yarn, and by the look of it, you can easily say it is an entire silk stretch. This kind of yarn offers benefits, including toughness, high strength, abrasion, stiffness, chemical resistance, etc. Depending on your end use, it can easily be available in semi-dull, full dull, or bright finishes.

Nylon FDY
Nylon FDY

Uses of Nylon Yarn (polyamide yarn)

So, where exactly can you use nylon yarn? Here are its major and most common applications:

Nylon FDY Used in Climbing Rope
Nylon FDY Used in Climbing Rope
  • The nylon filament is mostly used in the silk and knitting industry.
  • Due to its excellent strength, nylon yarn can be used in the industrial field to make fishing nets, cords, ropes, screens, conveyor belts, etc.
  • The major use of nylon yarn in the Textile industry includes weaving fabrics, knitting, stocking, and hovering machines.
  • High-tenacity nylon yarns can be used in making tire cords, seat belts, ballistic clothes, etc.
  • They can also be used for making toothbrush bristles and ropes, etc.

Nylon yarn (polyamide yarn) output in China

At present, nylon yarn has become the second largest chemical fiber yarn after polyester yarn in the textile field. In recent years, the proportion of nylon yarn in our country's chemical fiber yarn industry has been increasing year by year. Since 2016, the growth rate of nylon yarn production has gradually stabilized. In 2019, China's nylon yarn production reached 3.5 million tons, an increase of 5.9% year on year in 2018. From January to February 2020, the output of nylon yarn reached 508,600 tons, affected by the epidemic, compared with the same period in 2019, it fell by 27.11 percent.

2014-2019 China's Nylon Yarn Output
2014-2019 China's Nylon Yarn Output

Nylon import and export status

Import and export of nylon staple fiber

In 2019, China imported 8,117.4 tons of nylon staple fibers, with an import value of US $42.417 million, and exported 4,366.9 tons of nylon staple fibers, with an export value of US $17.466 million. From January to February in 2020, the import quantity of nylon staple fiber in our country reached 1288.5 tons, the import amount was 6.795 million US dollars, the export quantity was 623.3 tons, and the export amount was 2.487 million US dollars.

2014-2019 China's Nylon Staple Fiber Import and Export Quantity
2014-2019 China's Nylon Staple Fiber Import and Export Quantity
2014-2019 China's Nylon Staple Fiber Import and Export Amount
2014-2019 China's Nylon Staple Fiber Import and Export Amount

Import and export of nylon filament yarn

In 2019, China imported 87,800 tons of nylon filament yarn with an import value of US $392 million, and exported 270,400 tons of nylon filament yarn with an export value of US $932 million. In December 2020, the import volume of nylon filament yarn was 96,000 tons with an import value of US $43 million, while the export volume was 39,800 tons with an export value of US $122 million.

2014-2019 China's Nylon Filament Yarn Import and Export Quantity
2014-2019 China's Nylon Filament Yarn Import and Export Quantity
2014-2019 China's Nylon Filament Yarn Import and Export Amount
2014-2019 China's Nylon Filament Yarn Import and Export Amount

Nylon Yarn (Polyamide Yarn) Manufacturer - Salud Style

Nylon Yarn Factory
Nylon Yarn (Polyamide Yarn) Factory

Since now you know almost all about Nylon yarn, if you are wondering which manufacturer to trust with your purchase and investment, here we are with our basic introduction.

We at Salud Style have been working as a Nylon Yarn Manufacturer for years and have some excellent manufactured nylon yarns for you to choose from.

We have an acrylic nylon blended yarn where we combine the fluffy softness of acrylic and the smoothness of nylon together. The output yarn can easily be used for garments, sweaters, and other textiles.

Nylon Covered Spandex yarn is yet another option that offers a good feel, high elasticity, high hygroscopicity, and high permeability. The yarn can be used in various textile industries, including the knitting industry, weaving industry, circular knitting industry, and narrow weaving industry.

If you are still confused about which nylon yarn would be suitable according to your demands, get in touch with us, and our team will guide you to the best of our capabilities.

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