Preparation and spinning of textile fibres

13.10
Preparation and spinning of textile fibres
This class includes preparatory operations on textile fibres and the spinning of textile fibres. This can be done from varying raw materials, such as silk, wool, other animal, vegetable or man-made fibres, paper or glass etc.

This class includes:
- preparatory operations on textile fibres:
  • reeling and washing of silk
  • degreasing and carbonising of wool and dyeing of wool fleece
  • carding and combing of all kinds of animal, vegetable and man-made fibres
- spinning and manufacture of yarn or thread for weaving or sewing, for the trade or for further processing
  • scutching of flax
  • texturising, twisting, folding, cabling and dipping of synthetic or artificial filament yarns
This class also includes:
- manufacture of paper yarn
This class excludes:
- preparatory operations carried out in combination with agriculture, see division 01
- retting of plants bearing vegetable textile fibres (jute, flax, coir etc.), see 01.16
- cotton ginning, see 01.63
- manufacture of synthetic or artificial fibres and tows, manufacture of single yarns (including high-tenacity yarn and yarn for carpets) of synthetic or artificial fibres, see 20.60
- manufacture of glass fibres, see 23.14