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Parts of Weaving Loom

Weaving looms can range from quite simple to very complex. Looms have been used to produce cloth for thousands of years, and while technology has improved the loom, the basic strategies and practices remain much the same. Understanding the…

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…

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