Air Jet Loom

The process where the weft yarn is passed through the shed using air is called air jet weaving. In an air jet loom, the weft insertion is achieved by propelling the weft yarn through the shed with the help of a high-velocity air stream. Features of Air Jet Weaving Machine: Working Principle: Quality of compressed…

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Rapier Loom

In a rapier loom, the rapier (a flexible or rigid rod or tape) carries the weft yarn from one side of the loom to the other, passing it through the shed created by the warp threads. The rapier is responsible for the transfer and insertion of the weft yarn across the warp threads to form…

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Projectile Loom

A projectile loom is a type of shuttleless weaving machine used in the textile industry to produce woven fabrics. Unlike traditional shuttle looms, projectile looms eliminate the need for a shuttle to carry the weft yarn across the warp threads. Instead, they use a small metal device called a projectile to propel the weft yarn…

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Winding

Definition: Winding is the process of moving yarn from a source, such as a ring, bobbin, or hank, to a suitable package. This can be done either electrically or mechanically. Yarn Types: Types of Packages: Objectives or purposes of winding: The requirements of winding: The necessities of yarn preparation: Types of Packages: Types of Winding:…

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Sizing

The process of applying a protective adhesive coating on the surface of the yarnis called sizing. The ingredients used in sizing and their functions in simple terms: Types of sizing: Sizing Type Pick-Up Percentage Purpose Pure Sizing 7% Used to significantly increase weight and stiffness of the fabric. Light Sizing 8-11% Imparts special feel or…

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Fleece Fabric

Fleece fabric is a soft, synthetic fabric known for its warmth and comfort. It’s made from polyester or a combination of synthetic fibers that undergo a special manufacturing process called “knitting and brushing” or “napping.” This process creates a raised, fluffy surface that resembles wool or a soft pile. Fleece fabric possesses several properties that…

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Basic Idea of Textronics

Features: Print Management: Textronic CAD System includes print management features, allowing users to efficiently handle and control textile printing machines. This integration is particularly valuable for combining prints on dobby and yarn-dyed fabrics, streamlining the printing process. Textile Pattern Design: The CAD system provides tools and capabilities for textile pattern design. This involves creating and…

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Basic Idea of Arah Weave

ArahWeave is a software solution designed for the textile industry, specifically focusing on the field of weaving. It provides tools and features for the design, simulation, and optimization of woven fabrics, particularly those produced using dobby and jacquard looms. Features of Arah weave 1. Realistic Fabric Simulation:    – The tool aims to replicate the…

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