New Chuwa produce and provide a wide range of 100% pure new wool tops both untreated or chemically processed, which range mainly from 16.5 to 23.0 micron (µ). However, depending upon customer request New Chuwa can make wool tops from either finer or coarser wool, examples are wool tops made from 15.5, 24.5 and 27 to 30micron(µ) wools. The wool used to manufacture them is primarily sourced from Australia, but also, to meet some customer requirements, wool is also sourced from New Zealand and South Africa.
Depending upon customer needs wool tops can be supplied either in bobbin form or bump top format each weighing around 10 kilos’.
In addition to undyed wool tops, New Chuwa can also arrange to supply dyed wool tops in accordance with customer requirements in terms of shade and colour fastness requirements.
In addition to supplying untreated wool tops New Chuwa offer a wide range of chemically treated wool tops which are processed in-house in their state of the art chemical processing unit. These include Machine Washable (Superwash), Mercerised (Soft-Lustre) and Basolan, and innovative variations of each developed by New Chuwa. A summary of the diverse types of wool tops which New Chuwa can supply is listed in the table below.
Untreated wool top
No chemical treatment applied
Shrink-Resist wool top
Regular machine washable treatment
Soft Shrink Resist top
As SW TYPE but with enhanced softness
Total Easy-Care Wool top
For production of machine washable and tumble dryable knitted products
Mercerised (Soft-Lustre) treated wool top
Enhanced softness and brightness as well as machine washable
Soft-Lustre/Superwash wool top
Enhanced Softness and brightness as well as machine washable
Extra Soft Lustre wool top
Ultra-soft and bright as well as machine washable
Basolan treated wool top
Enhanced whiteness, natural hand feel and up-take of dyestuffs
Top dyed wool tops
Dyed in accordance with customer requirements regarding shade and colour fastness
Eco treated wool tops
Treated to machine washable standard without the use of Chlorine
New Chuwa are leaders in chemical processing technology, and all chemically treated wool tops are processed in-house, and through a strategy of continuous improvement and innovation, New Chuwa continue to develop new treatments to offer customers new innovative wool top products.