The process to produce air-textured yarn is completely mechanical that makes use of a cold-air stream to manufacture bulked yarns. The yarns have a similar touch and warmth of cotton. The appearance and the physical characteristics of air textured yarns resemble that of spun yarns.
Air texturing of a yarn is one of the most versatile methods of yarn texturing as it can combine type of filament yarns together. Air-textured yarn (ATY) is an excellent substitute for the synthetic hand of false twist textured yarns. It offers a fresh new look to the fabrics.
Air-textured yarn (ATY) finds applications in a diverse range of fabrics, i.e. from a light-weight scrim to heavy-duty soft luggage. Further, it is also used to make light-weight swimwear. Draw textured yarn (DTY) and air-textured yarn are both made from partially oriented yarn (POY). However, air-textured yarn (ATY) has millions of small loops that offer a distinct look and feel.
The air-textured line manufactured by Sanathan Textiles is an excellent example that depicts how different yarns can be combined to provide a wide range of thickness and functions. Sanathan Textiles is a well-reputed brand and a leading market player in the textile and yarn manufacturing sector in India.
The advantages of air-textured yarn are: