Sonoco Plastics


Image1 Sonoco Plastics is a worldwide known manufacturer of textile plastic carriers. With more than 45 years of experience we are a reliable supplier and partner for the textile world. We offer a broad range of textile plastic carriers according to DIN ISO 368 and follow machine manufacturer specifications. All carriers are produced of high quality plastics with tight tolerance and are engineered to meet requirements for high speed winding.


Eco-Top® One-Way Dye Spring

Eco-Top® is available as compressible (up to 32%) and none compressible dye tube. Dimension in 170 mm (6 inch), 290 mm (10 inch) – also with fleece for man-made fibre dyeing. Patent Eco-Top® stacking collar enables outstanding processing for further procedures.Protected yarn reserve during dyeing. Best possible performance at weaving looms and knitting machines regarding off winding due to nearly 100% transfer from empty to full dye package. Reduced yarn waste. Reduced column height enables an approx. 11% bigger transport and dye capacity. Yarn package already touching next without pressing.

Ring Spinning Tubes according DIN ISO 368

Development in co-operation with the machine manufacturers to their specifications and to the requirements of application. Recommended taper 1:38 (form A) and 1:64 (form A and B). From 180 mm to 300 mm length. Surface design for various types of yarn production (e. g. flat spiral, parallel grooves, micro grooves, Z-S, eroded, “orange skin”) with different roughness, combination of various surfaces, hole perforation for special yarns.

Bottle bobbins for the glass fibre industry

Winding, twisting and steaming tubes for glass fibre yarns. Available in different dimensions and with different surfaces. According to international standards.

Dye Tubes

One-way and multi-way dye tubes. Various Formats and Dimension available. Suitable for automatic winding machines. Cylindrical tubes suitable for OE-machines. Precise concentricity. Cylindrical tubes also as socket-type version (no intermediate plates). Several types of surfaces: round hole perforation, double hole perforation, grid-shaped perforation, parallel grooves, micro grooves, knurled, matt finish. Partly with tailing guide, thumb slot, thread notch.

Rieter/Sonoco-Licence Ring Tube

Joint development of Rieter and Sonoco to meet increasing demand of the textile world regarding quality and higher speed and efficiency. Rieter/Sonoco-Licence tubes are produced in compliance with Rieter specification and DIN ISO 368.

Winding Tubes

Suitable for all automatic winders. Suitable for open-end machines. One-way and multi-way tubes. Precise concentricity. With and without rolled-in-nose.

Separator Blades

Separator blades on ring spinning machines and twisting frames prevent thread damages and other machine faults. Different blade types - sizes - various mounting junctions and dimensions available.

Dye Springs

3 different Technologies available.
- Standard - stackable, One-way.
- Bikopress - stackable, Multi-way.
- Eco-Top® - stackable, One-way, patend.
Design and Technology supports equal pressing of tube and yarn package. Allows an equal dye result. Compressible up to 32% according to yarn and production procedure. Suitable for wool, cotton, viscose, man-made fibres and blends. Can be used on all OE-, Winding and Twisting machines and with tubular dye spindles with 51-52 mm diameter. No intermediate plates necessary.

Roving Bobbins

Development in co-operation with the machine manufacturers according to their specifications and to the requirements of application. Suitable for cotton and worsted roving frames, e.g. CSM/Großenhain, Marzoli /Rieter, Toyoda, Zinser.


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