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Selvedges in Woven Fabrics

Selvedge is special hooked needle driven by a cam which produces, after cutting, the insertion of the protruding thread end into the subsequent shed, thus forming a stronger edge. The basic function of any selvedge is to lock the outside…

Weft and warp control of Weaving

The weft stop motion controls the correct insertion of the weft into the shed. Warp and weft stop motions will stop the loom most immediately when a warp end or a pick breaks off. It avoids the faults disturbing the fabric surface. It helps…

Weft feeders in Weaving

Weft feeders are feeding devices, which are also called weft storage feeders or weft accumulators, play an important role in the weaving machines where the weft is unwound overhead from the cone and is subjected to abrupt accelerations due…

Weaving Equipments

Special equipments to improve efficiency and accuracy of weaving machines, reducing manual work are required. With a view to increase the efficiency and the flexibility of the weaving machines, the manufacturers have made considerable…

Shedding in Weaving machines

The angle which is formed by the raising threads with the threads remaining in low position is called shed. The shed must be as wide open as to permit the easy passage of the weft insertion element. The shed can be obtained by either moving…

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