weight measurement of the thread that constitutes the textile strength.

The metric measuring system used to indicate weight per unit length of yarns in Europe. (It is numerically equal to the weight, in grams, of 10,000 meters of yarn.)

The mass in grams of 10,000 meters of fiber or yarn. A direct yarn numbering system used to define size of fiber or yarn. The higher the number, the coarser (larger) the yarn.

A unit of the tex system. A measure of linear density; the weight in grams of 10,000 metres of yarn.

The international standard for yarn weight measurement. Decitex is defined as the weight in grammes of 10,000 metres of yarn.

The Canadian and European equivalent to denier; equals the total weight in grams of 10,000 meters.

Decitex is a word used to measure the strength of a fabric. It represents the number of grams that 10,000 meters of yarn weighs.

One-tenth of a tex, which is equal to the weight in grams of 1 kilometer of a fiber.