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Innovation in wool technology

Innovation in wool technology

Researchers continue to find innovative uses for wool, and improve techniques for processing woollen products. The Canensis wool research laboratory at Lincoln has developed pioneering yarn technology to spin wool into single-strand lightweight yarns. The resulting fabric is light, easy care, comfortable to wear and requires no chemical processing. It is ideal for producing top-quality fabrics for the apparel industry.

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Alistair Nicol and Caroline Saunders, 'Meat and wool - Wool products and marketing', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/19243/innovation-in-wool-technology (accessed 16 October 2021)

Story by Alistair Nicol and Caroline Saunders, published 24 Nov 2008