Manufacturing and Properties of Yarns Containing Metal Wires

Bedeloglu A. (., Sunter N., Bozkurt Y.

MATERIALS AND MANUFACTURING PROCESSES, vol.26, no.11, pp.1378-1382, 2011 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 26 Issue: 11
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Doi Number: 10.1080/10426914.2011.577878
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.1378-1382
  • Keywords: Composite, Cotton, Metal, Smart, Spinning, Textile, Wire, Yarn, COATED CARBON-FIBERS, CONDUCTIVE POLYMER, SMART TEXTILES, FABRICS, DESIGN, COMPOSITES
  • Dokuz Eylül University Affiliated: Yes


In this work, conductive yarn manufacturing that is formed by wrapping metal wire around the cotton yarn is described. Roving material at different thicknesses and copper and stainless steel-based wires having different diameters were fed into the ring frame to produce yarns containing metal wires. Performance of the composite yarns was tested by measuring yarn count, hairiness, and tensile properties. These yarns can be used in broad application areas of smart textiles for electromagnetic shielding effectiveness, dissipation of static electric charge, or conductive textile applications.