iYak owns 12 de-hairing machines, which are all operated by local nomads who have been trained by iYak. We can produce 2100kg of de-haired fiber per month.
The quality of our yak down
Coarse Fiber Content: 0.1%
Median Fiber Length: 29.5mm
Percentage Under 15mm: 11.1%
Average Length: 32.1mm
Average Fineness: 17.42 micron
Co-efficient of Variation: 22.18%
Testing has been completed by the State Wool Textile Products Quality Supervision & Test Center (Shanghai) and the Shanghai Wool & Jute Textile Research Institute Testing Laboratory.
The colors of yak fiber
There are five colors of yak fiber - black, dark brown, tan, grey, and white. The majority of yaks have dark brown fiber, with the remaining colors only available in small quantities.