Types of Sizing

Sizing is four types. These are,
1. Pure sizing.
2. Light sizing.
3. Medium sizing.
4. Heavy sizing.
Pure sizing: To produce unbleached fabric when sizing is done on yarn is called pure sizing. On the weight of yarn 7-10% the size ingredients are used.
Light sizing: In case of printing and dyeing the sized are used is called light sizing. About 11-15% sizing ingredients are used on the weight of yarn.
Medium sizing: To increase the weight of yarn and strength. About 16-40% sizing ingredients are used on the weight of yarn.
Heavy sizing: Heavy sizing is known as when sizing is done on lower count and twisted yarn. Above 40% sizing ingredients are used on the weight of yarn.
Size takes up%: On the yarn surface the amount of the size material added is called size takes up percentage.
Size takes up% = (Weight of size yarn-weight of unsized yarn)/ Weight of unsized yarn *100%.

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