# What is the relationship between yarn count in direct system and diameter?

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## How do you find the diameter of a yarn count?

Finding Yarn diameter of a given count of yarn:

Yarn Diameter from Count can be found out by extracting the square root of the total yards in a pound of the given count and then subtracting 10 percent from the result. The yarn diameter in inches is reciprocal.

## Which is the direct system of yarn count?

Direct system of yarn count measurement

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

## How do you calculate Clsp of yarn?

CLSP = Count × Lea Strength in lbs. Strength (lbs.) Strength (lbs.)

## How is denier count calculated?

You can, however, calculate the deniers of a sample from its standard density, measured in grams per cubic centimeter. Divide the result by 4 x 10^-6, a constant conversion factor: 0.004972 / (4 x 10^-6) = 1,243. This is the yarn’s density in deniers.

## How is thread count measured?

Thread count refers to the number of threads woven together per 10cm2 of fabric (3.16cm x 3.16cm). (In Europe and the US the area measured instead is one square inch (2.5m X 2.5 cm). To get the thread count number, both lengthwise threads (warp) and widthwise threads (weft) are counted.

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