The finest raw materials are used in the production of Knox
knotless netting. Every net is fully-customised, designed for
application in fish farming, camouflage, sport or industry. This
is complemented by a highly-engineered net service plant for the
fish farming industry, ensuring each product delivers maximum
W & J Knox have been working with yarns and netting for over 230
years, offering the expertise to provide the product you need,
whether in aquaculture, defence, sports or industrial netting
applications or processing of carpet yarns.
manufacturing is complemented by their net maintenance unit and
workboat support service to the aquaculture industry.
Knox Fibres is a leading commission processor of BCF nylon and
polypropylene yarns for the carpet industry, working in
partnership with major UK and international blue-chip companies.
Knox has been making nets for fish farms throughout the
world since the industry's beginnings. Years of involvement
means that they offer sound technical knowledge and the
expertise to meet your requirements.
The finest raw materials available worldwide are used in the
production of Knox knotless nylon netting. All yarn used is
fully stabilised to minimise degradation by UV light. Before
being cut, all sheet netting is dyehouse set to eliminate any
possibility of future shrinkage.
Their quality management system complies with the requirements
of BS EN ISO 9001:2000.
Knox has been making camouflage nets since WW1. Their
technology has evolved from those early camouflage nets required
to fool only the human eye to systems which deceive the most
The art of camouflage lies in giving the target the same
brightness values, shades and infra-red reflective values as its
environment. It is as important to deceive the human eye as
Knox camouflage nets are manufactured to your specification for
deployment in specific terrains: woodland, desert or arctic.
Camouflage nets can be supplied in any size and are easily
joined together to cover large areas. Lightweight synthetic
materials are utilised in manufacture, ensuring ease of handling
The use of thermal sheets in conjunction with nets will extend
the protection into the far infra-red region of the spectrum.
The shape of the equipment being camouflaged can be distorted
using aluminium or glass reinforced plastic poles to break up
straight lines. These can be supplied in various sizes.
Knox's specialist net maintenance unit takes care of your
net after purchase:
At Knox Fibres, as a major processor of yarn for contract
carpets, they foster a triangular working relationship between
yarn producer, processor and final customer. By being able to
offer honest and impartial advice and a dedicated sampling
service, they are well placed to allow the carpet manufacturer
to create the best finished products.
Knox offer the following process options, which can be used
singularly or in combination: air entangling, twisting,
heat-setting and space dye.
Their service package is recognised as truly unique in Europe.
Knox Marine was established in June 2008 to offer a workboat
support service to customers both existing and new. They are
also able to quote for all mooring components, e.g. anchors,
chains, ropes, buoys and shackles.
www.wj-knox.co.uk for more information about the products
and services available.