Linz Textil Uses Rieter R40 To Develop Viscoblend Yarn

YarnLinz Textil GmbH, an Austria-based manufacturer of cellulosic yarn, has introduced Viscoblend®
viscose yarn an open-end rotor-spun yarn produced using Switzerland-based Rieter Textile Systems
R40 spinning machine and made with viscose fiber from Austria-based Lenzing AG. Linz Textil reports
technical parameters for the new yarn also required further development of spinning components.

According to the company, Viscoblend features improved strength and elongation, increased
evenness, and reduced imperfections. It is available in soft, medio and special qualities. Spinning
capabilities up to a yarn count of Nm 80/1 (Ne 47/1) present other possibilities for an expanded
range of offerings.

June 2005