What Does the Number Denier Polyester Mean?

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The denier number is the measure of thickness of yarn or fabric. The lower the denier number, the more sheer the fabric and the higher the number, the stronger the fabric. A 1-denier polyester fibre has a diameter of about 10 micrometers.
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The sheerness of a hosiery product is important because each type has a different look and strength. An opaque (thick) hosiery, such as tights, would be worn with heavier fabrics
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for monofilament filament, the round diameter is about 214 micron. for multi filament yarn depends to cross section of fibers and the rate of twisting.
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600 twists per inch in the thread.
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Ballistic nylon is stronger than 600 denier polyester. Therefore, I would say ballistic nylon is more durable.
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