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Wool Customers

 Global Wool Export

  • GFW is a direct source buyer of American wool. Our wool is creamy to semi-bright in color and string free. We also have gray and black wool available. All wools are cored and tested by YOCOM MC COLL TESTING LABORATORIES.

  • We carry from 21 to 32 micron diameter wool

  • We house one of America’s most efficient grading and handling operations.

  • We have a 30 year history of exporting raw American wool

  • GFW works with international freight forwarders to provide low cost ocean shipping of containers. Each of our lots weighs approximately 20,000 lbs. (10,000 kg). Two 10,000 kg lots will fill one 40 foot ocean container.

  • Please see our Wool Specifications (below) to examine the varieties of grades and results of wools that we handle.

SPECIFICATIONS OF AMERICAN GREASY WOOL

 

Staple Wool (7.50 to 10.25 cm length), CLEAN

Grade                 Micron                Color                   Notes

64's                    21.0 to 22.5        Semi-bright       64-70MMH  (in top form, depending on your equipment)

62's                    22.6 to 23.9        Semi-bright       64-70MMH  (in top form, depending on your equipment)

58's to 60's        24.0 to 26.8        Creamy              66-70MMH  (in top form, depending on your equipment)

54's to 56's        26.9 to 29.7        Creamy              70-74MMH  (in top form, depending on your equipment)

48's to 50's        29.8 to 33.1        Creamy              70-74MMH  (in top form, depending on your equipment)

G&B                    27.3 to 32.0        Gray & black     70-74MMH  (in top form, depending on your equipment)

    

Staple Wool (7.50 to 10.25 cm length), SLIGHT DEFECT

Grade                 Micron                Color                   Notes

Fine Average    21.0 to 23.9         Creamy              Higher Shrink

Average            26.9 to 29.7         Creamy              Higher Shrink

54's                   28.4 to 29.7         Creamy              Higher Veg. Matter

48's                   31.5 to 33.1         Creamy              Higher Veg. matter

    

Medium Length Wool (3.80 to 7.25 cm length), Clean

Grade                    Micron                Color                   Notes

French                  21.0 to 23.9        Semi-bright 

French Medium   26.9 to 29.7        Creamy 

    

Short Length Wool (3.20 to 6.35 cm length), Clean

Grade                    Micron                Color                   Notes

Short fine             21.0 to 23.9         Semi Bright 

D-lamb                 24.0 to 26.8         Semi-bright 

SFL                       26.9 to 29.7         Creamy 

    

Miscellaneous Grades

Grade                    Micron                                            Notes

Crutchings           34.0 to 60.0                                     Higher Veg. Matter, higher black hair content, shorter wool

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