What are Cotton Neps?
- Cotton neps are entangled fibers .These fibers are formed during cotton harvesting or in the ginning process.
- In contrast to the loose arrangement of a worsted nep, a cotton nep generally has a tight formation.
- Neps are grouped in three ways: seed coat with entangled fibres; trash with entangled fibres, and solely entangle fibres without contaminating particles, which primarily consist of immature or dead fibres.
- Neps are defined in two distinctions as mechanical or biological.
- It can be white, creamy white, bluish white, yellowish white or grey.
- It has tenacity of 3-5 gm/den.
- It is of fibrous texture .
What Makes it Stand Out?
It has a neps which is small knots like structure entangled with fibers.