# Is an example of an indirect yarn number system?

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## Which of the following is the indirect system of yarn count?

Indirect system of yarn count measurement

The indirect system or fixed weight system is the yarn count system where the count of a yarn is calculated by measuring the length of a fixed / definite mass. In this system, the count of yarn is the number of length units in one weight unit.

## What is yarn numbering system?

In direct yarn numbering system the higher the yarn number or count indicates the coarser or thicker the yarn size and smaller the yarn number or count indicates the finer or lighter the yarn size. This system is generally used for Tex and Denier.

## What is the difference between direct and indirect yarn count methods?

The direct system measures the weight of a consistent length of yarn, with a higher yarn count indicating a heavier and coarser yarn. The indirect system measures the length of a consistent weight of yarn, with a higher yarn count indicating a finer yarn.

## What is NM yarn?

The Nm stands for ‘normal metric’ – which is based on 1 000 metres of yarn per kilogram. The first number refers to the number of strands plied together. The second number tells you how many hanks of 1 000 metre lengths of a single ply of the yarn would weigh one kilogram.

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## What is English cotton count?

Also referred to as Ne or Number English. It is the number of times the length of one pound of yarn can be divided by 840. … Therefore, a 6/1 Ne yarn would have 5,040 yards in one pound of yarn.

## What is denier formula?

Denier means yarn grams per 9000m, So, Denier=8/100*9000=720D. When weave this yarn into 1m*1m square fabric, lets calculate what’s the weight will be per square meter (gsm). GSM=D/9000m*1000mm/2.54mm*2.