APPLICATION


HOSIERY APPLICATION

Prime use of the Rubber Thread is in hosiery applications. Latex Rubber threads are primarily used to manufacture various types of elastic tapes mainly for foundation garments (briefs, trunks, panties, brassieres), shorts, pants, skirts, sportswear, sock tops etc. They are also used in elastic tapes for diapers, shoe uppers, headbands and wristband for sportsmen and travel goods.

SPECIAL APPLICATIONS

Rubber threads are also used to make fishing baits and in Pole fishing. Coloured rubber threads are used for these applications. Coloured rubber threads also used for making toys like koosh balls and doll hair etc.

Medical nettings, braids, laces, cords, poly catheter manufacturing and webbing for furniture are other applications of rubber thread.

APPLICATION CHART

The count / gauge of rubber threads is the measure of its diameter or thickness. Normally rubber threads are referred to in terms of the count.

Application COUNT
12-18 20 24 26 28 30 32 34 36 38 40 42 44 46 48 50 52 54 60 63 65 70 75 80 90
Socks-Tops                                         * * * * *
Surgical Knit Stock                                                  
Surgical Aid in Stock                       * * * * * * * *   *        
Hosiery                 * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *
Light Narrow Fabrics                       * * * * * * * * * * * *    
Element Nettings   * *   *       *       * *                      
Medical Nettings                                                  
Power Net                       * * * * * * * * * * * *   *
Braids / Laces / Cords   * *   * * * * * * * * * * * *                  
Narrow Fabric for Furniture   * *                                            
Toys       *                               *          
Fishing *   *     *     *             *                  
Disposable Diapers                   *           *                  
Catheters     *