Fibre Lubricants

Our range of mineral and synthetic oil based fibre lubricants are available for various fibre processing applications including carding, texturising / winding and as spin finishes.

FRESCOLENE, LAINASPIN and YARNOL Range

Carding & Spinning Lubricants

The name of Vickers is synonymous with lubricants of the highest quality for carding and spinning. Our woollen spinning lubricants are used for processing of knitwear, weaving or carpet yarns.

YARNOL FFS

Mineral / Oleine Lubricant For Woollen Carding & Spinning Of Weaving & Knitting Yarns

YARNOL FF

Mineral / Oleine Lubricant For Woollen Carding & Spinning Of Weaving & Knitting Yarns

LAINASPIN 0383

Synthetic Biodegradable Water Soluble Fibre Lubricant For Woollen Spun & Semi-Worsted Yarns

FRESCOLENE A

Synthetic Biodegradable Water Soluble Lubricant For Carding Of Woollen Spun Carpet Yarns

ACETOL

Acetate Spin Finishes

Suitable for continuous Acetate filament yarn spin finishes.

The Vickers range of acetate filament yarn spin finishes includes products for warp, weft and knitting yarns. 

ACETOL 2071

Mineral Spin Finish For Continuous Filament Acetate Yarn

The TEXTUROL Range and CONYL DK2

Coning/Texturising Lubricants

From the early days of the texturing industry Vickers have enjoyed a close relationship with those engaged in the production of textured, continuous filament nylon and polyester. 

Our TEXTUROL range can be used as a fibre
lubricant for:

  • High speed texturising of fine denier, polyester & nylon yarns or cone winding.
  • Suitable for applications to dyed and undyed yarns intended for weaving.
  • Air-Jet texturising of polyester and nylon.

CONYL DK2 

A mineral based fibre lubricant used for Lubrication of synthetic nylon & polyester continuous filament yarns especially textured yarn intended for knitting but also for flat yarns.

TEXTUROL 8616

Mineral Lubricant For Higher Speed / Air-Jet Texturising Of Polyester & Nylon & Weft Lubrication

TEXTUROL 7970

Mineral Lubricant For Lower Speed Texturising Of Polyester & Nylon Yarns

TEXTUROL 1437

Mineral Lubricant For High Speed Texturising of Fine Denier Polyester & Nylon Yarns

TEXTUROL 125CW

Mineral Lubricant For High Speed Texturising Of Polyester & Nylon Or Cone Winding

CONYL DK2

Mineral Lubricant For Synthetic Nylon & Polyester Continuous Filament Yarns

Range of LubricantsApplications
Remarks
TEXTUROLConing /winding and texturising of Polyester & NylonMineral basedGood antistatic performance
Reduction of fibre / fibre and fibre/ metal friction
Good off winding performance
Reduced risk of oil dripping
FRESCOLENE ACarding of Woollen Spun Carpet YarnsSynthetic basedWater Soluble
Excellent anti-static properties
LAINASPINCarding and spinning of wool, lambs’ wool and cashmere blends on the woollen systemSynthetic basedWater Soluble
Excellent anti-static properties
YARNOLCarding and spinning of wool, lambs’ wool and cashmere blends on the woollen systemMineral basedGood spinning performance with high yields and level yarns
Clean carding
Good yarn lubrication
Readily removed
Excellent anti-static properties
ACETOLSpin Finish for Continuous Filament Acetate Yarn Mineral basedSelf emulsifiable in water and can be readily removed from acetate yarns or fabrics by scouring
Excellent anti-static properties
CONYL DK2Coning of Synthetic Nylon & Polyester Continuous Filament YarnsMineral basedImparts low yarn friction
Anti-static
Readily removed
ELECTOLAnti-static agent for application to textile fibres during carding & spinningSynthetic basedProvides antistatic control to the fibres
Anti-static additive for addition to spinning oil emulsions or as a separate additive

Service & Support

30% of our workforce are employed in the technical team, focusing on Quality Control, R&D, OEM liaison and Technical Service allowing us to provide one-on-one dedicated customer support by our team of highly qualified experts.