ISO 2:1973
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Textiles -- Designation of the direction of twist in yarns and related products

This standard was last reviewed* in 2011.

*ISO standards are reviewed every five years.


Applicable to yarn intermediates such as slivers, slubbings or rovings; to single yarns, plied yarns, cabled yarns; and to threads, twine, cordage and rope. The direction of twist in yarns, slivers, slubbings and rovings is indicated by the capital letters S and Z. The directions of twist are described in two figures. Designation of complex yarns and related products is explained.


  • Edition: 1 (Monolingual) ICS: 59.080.20
    Status: Published Stage: 90.93 (2011-05-10)
    TC/SC: ISO/TC 38/SC 23 Number of Pages: 1
  • No revision information available

  • No corrigenda or amendments available

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