With as little as 100 grams of your fiber, the Textile Center’s Yarn Processing Department can spin it into the yarn of your choice. Offering short and long staple options, the center supports both the synthetic and natural fibers industries.

Please contact the following for yarn processing information.
Dan Rhodes:  704-825-6259 or rhodes.dan@gaston.edu

Bill Martin:  704-825-6264 or martin.bill@gaston.edu

Chris Perkins:  704-825-6259 or perkins.chris@gaston.edu

Services Offered

Short Staple Processing (30 to 250 pounds)
Please call for pricing.

Hollingsworth Hopper Blend Line
Opens bales of fiber; weighs and blends to specific ratios. Used for natural and synthetic fibers

Trutzschler LVSA Fine Opener
Opens fiber and stores it for fiber regulation and control.

Trutzschler FBK 760
Card Cards short staple fibers. Operates using a single licker-in. Semi-worsted system, mid to long staple fibers.

Trutzschler DK 903
Card Cards short staple fibers. Operates using triple licker-ins within roller-top card.

Reiter RSB 851 Draw Frame with Autoleveller
Used to draw sliver to improve evenness and achieve desired grain weight.

Saco-Lowell Rovamatic with Speed Controls
Processes sliver into roving for ring spinning.

CSM Ring Spinning Frame
Capable of producing a wide range of yarn counts.

Saco-Lowell Rovamatic with Speed Controls
Processes sliver into roving for ring spinning.

CSM Ring Spinning Frame
Capable of producing a wide range of yarn counts.

Muratec MJS
Air Jet spinning frame

Schlafhorst SE-11 Autocoro
Open End spinning frame

SSM Doubler
Plys together two to three packages.

Muratec Link Coner
Winds ring spun yarn that is packaged on bobbins onto larger packages.

Muratec ‘Two For One’ Twister
Combines two or more parallel singles yarns into plied yarn.

Galan PR166/9 ~ Doubling and Ring Twisting Machine
Ring Twister offers flexibility for small to medium scale productions.

Agteks Directwist 2C10 ~ Multi-Function Twisting Machine

Syntech SSM Xeno YD with Digicone 2 Fastflex Technology
Winder for monofilament, textured filaments, technical yarns, assembly winding.

Xorella XO-Mini
Textile conditioning machine with treatment temperatures up to 140C.

Lab Scale Processing (100 grams)
Please call for pricing.

Uster MDTA Rotoring
Produces sliver that can be used to create an Open-End or Ring Spun yarn.

Long Staple Processing

Carolina Specialty ~ Call for quote
Mini-Card – fiber length range of 1.5 to 6 inches. (5 to 20 pounds)

Carolina Specialty ~ Call for quote
Pin-Drafter with Autoleveller

Carolina Specialty ~ Call for quote
Ring Spinning Frame with twisting capabilities

Hollingsworth/CMC Evenfeed ~ Call for quote
Long staple carding system. 40” roller-top card for 2’’ to 6” staple fibers. (20 – 250 pounds)

Pinter 24-Position Ring Spinning Frame: Call for quote
Capable of spinning long staple and fine counts.

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