Spinneret

A nozzle or plate provided with fire holes or slits through a fiber forming solution or melt is extruded in fiber manufacturing is called spinneret.

Shape of spinneret:

shape-of-spinneret
Feature of Spinneret:

  1. Spinneret holes are slightly wider at the entry than the exit.
  2. Special spinnerets are required for the production of hollow fiber and bi-component fiber.
  3. After long else the spinnerets get checked essential to clean them.


Problem Occur:

  1. Breaking (On account of high pressure of temperature).
  2. Clogging (The holes can be block for solid particles mix with polymer solution).

Remedies:

  1. For breaking problem, the spinneret is to be changed.
  2. For clogging, the spinneret should be cleaned after some days.

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