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.

  • Syntech SSM Xeno YD with Digicone 2 Fastflex Technology
    Winder for monofilament, textured filaments, technical yarns, assembly winding.
  • Galan PR166/9 ~ Doubling and Ring Twisting Machine
    Ring Twister offers flexibility for small to medium scale productions.
  • Muratec Link Coner
    Winds ring spun yarn that is packaged on bobbins onto larger packages.
  • Schlafhorst SE-11 Autocoro
    Open End spinning frame
  • 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.
  • Reiter RSB 851 Draw Frame with Autoleveller
    Used to draw sliver to improve evenness and achieve desired grain weight.
  • Trutzschler FBK 760
    Card Cards short staple fibers. Operates using a single licker-in. Semi-worsted system, mid to long staple fibers.
  • 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 DK 903
    Card Cards short staple fibers. Operates using triple licker-ins within roller-top card.
  • Saco-Lowell Rovamatic with Speed Controls
    Processes sliver into roving for ring spinning.
  • Muratec MJS
    Air Jet spinning frame
  • SSM Doubler
    Plys together two to three packages.
  • Muratec ‘Two For One’ Twister
    Combines two or more parallel singles yarns into plied yarn.
  • Agteks Directwist 2C10 ~ Multi-Function Twisting Machine
  • 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

  • Hollingsworth/CMC Evenfeed ~ Call for quote
    Long staple carding system. 40” roller-top card for 2’’ to 6” staple fibers. (20 – 250 pounds)
  • Carolina Specialty ~ Call for quote
    Pin-Drafter with Autoleveller
  • 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
    Ring Spinning Frame with twisting capabilities
  • Pinter 24-Position Ring Spinning Frame: Call for quote
    Capable of spinning long staple and fine counts.
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