Reasons to twist Yarns:
- protection of the fiber
- increase tensile strength
- creating hybrid fibers with various properties
- allow to process in various stringent conditions
Basalt fiber can be twisted. Regardless the tex count, be it 34 (150 h.y.p.p), 68 (75 h.y.p.p), 136 (34 h.y.p.p) , etc. can be twisted. When it comes to the higher dense materials, it can be come somewhat tricky but is still possible for the most part. You can also twist texturized fibers.
Typically the twist is to ease production in the following value added step.
- Sewing Threads