Different Fabric GSM and Their Required Yarn Count

Fabric GSM:
GSM means Gram per Square Meter. That means the weight of fabric in grams per square meter. Which unit is (gm/m2). It is essential to know the weight of the fabric before manufacturing and after getting the finished fabric. In this article, we will know about the different fabric GSM and required yarn count.

Yarn Count:
The count is a numerical value, which expresses the coarseness or fineness of the yarn and also indicates the relationship between length and weight (the mass per unit length or the length per unit mass) of that yarn. It is very important to know the yarn count, especially in knitting. To become a successful textile personnel one must have out-and-out knowledge on yarn count and fabric gsm systems.

 

Different Fabric GSM and Their Required Yarn Count

Different Fabric GSM and Their Required Yarn Count

There are given various fabric GSM and their required yarn count:

 S/J without lycra:

Fabric G.S.M Yarn Count
110 – 120 40 S  – 36 S
120 – 130 36 S  – 32 S
130 – 140 32 S  – 28 S
140 – 150 28 S
150 – 160 26 S
170 – 210 24 S

 Rib without lycra:

Fabric G.S.M Yarn Count
180 – 190 36 S  – 32 S
190 – 200 30 S
200 – 215 28 S
215 – 230 26 S
230 – 250 24 S
250 – 300 24 S

 Interlock without lycra:

Fabric G.S.M Yarn Count
200 – 220 34 S
220 – 230 32 S
230 – 250 30 S
250 – 300 26 S

 40D Lycra Rib:

Fabric G.S.M Yarn Count
230 – 240 32 S
240 – 250 30 S
250 – 280 26 S
280 – 300 24 S

 Lacoste without lycra:

Fabric G.S.M Yarn Count
180 – 190 30 S
190 – 210 28 S
210 – 230 26 S
230 – 250 26 S

 40D Lycra S/J:

Fabric G.S.M Yarn Count
180 – 190 34 S
190 – 210 32 S
210 – 220 30 S
220 – 240 28 S
240 – 250 26 S
Author of this Article:
Rofiquzzaman Raju
Fabric Technologist,
B.J.Group, Mawna, Gazipur
Email: rtextile.finance@gmail.com

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