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21.10.2021 Source: AWEX
AWEX EMI 1369 +46
Micron 17 2508 +35
Micron 18 2161 +94
Micron 19 1716 +76
Micron 20 1360 +45
Micron 21 1295 +63
Micron 22 1254n +62
Micron 26 705n +19
Micron 28 423 +8
Micron 30 342 +2
MCar 883 -6
Woolcheque uses AWEX-ID for the appraisal and description of non-measured wool characteristics. A price estimate is determined by combining the AWEX-ID with the objective measurements (test results).

Woolcheque does not use all possible codes (such as the VM type) from the Australian Wool Exchange (AWEX) published AWEX-ID type table. Go to www.awex.com.au to download a full AWEX-ID table.

To simplify data-entry into Woolcheque, the AWEX-ID has been split into three: Prime, Style and Qualifiers.

Prime codes

Prime codes represent the main characteristics of the wool, i.e., the Breed and Wool category. They categorise wool into a range of broad-based types, e.g., MF (Merino Fleece), MP (Merino Pieces), etc.

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Style codes

Style codes are a ranking scale related to the visual appearance of wool. AWEX-ID uses seven styles from highest (1) to lowest (7), however Woolcheque restricts you to style codes 3 (Spinners) to 7 (Inferior/Stain).

Style 5 is the most widely used style within Australia. Style 4 types are usually grown in the higher rainfall areas, while drought affected wool with medium-to-heavy amounts of dust will typically be appraised as a style 6.

The following table attempts to describe each Fleece style according to its visual characteristics.

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Qualifier codes

Qualifier codes are optional in Woolcheque and are used when certain characteristics are visually present in your wool. It is common for a line of wool to have no qualifiers, so these do not have to be entered. Characteristics covered by the qualifiers include those in the table below.

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