Super 130s, Super 160s Fabrics: What Do These Numbers Really Mean?
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In this episode of Sartorial Talks, Hugo explains the origin and the meaning of the Super Numbers (S Numbers) in the world of quality fabrics.

This episode contrasts the old Bradford system (which qualified super Numbers by the number of 560 yards segments to be  spun per pound) with the new system (from the 1960s) which measures with microscopes the maximum diameter of the wool fiber.

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