Native wheat starch is used in textile technology for many purposes. It is applied for the sizing, finishing, and preparing of thickening compounds (thickeners).
Sizing is the passage of the warp threads through the adhesive composition. The application of starch makes it possible to create a smooth, elastic film on the thread that protects it from tearing during weaving.
The use of native wheat starch Allstarch WN1 in sizing provides a number of unique properties for textile:
Finishing in the textile industry is the final operation in material production, including fabrics and knitwear.
The starch dressing is used to process cotton, especially linen fabrics and knitwear.
Native wheat starches strengthen and smoothen the thread. They are used in sizing fiber yarns of different materials, such as wool, linen, and rayon, and for making mixtures of these fibers.