New dimensions in warp knitting for greater efficiency and versatility

March 2002
Melliand International;Mar2002, Vol. 8 Issue 1, p54
Academic Journal
This article focuses on the KMPJ 3 EL textile knitting machine from the Karl Mayer Textilmaschinenfabrik GmbH. The new Piezo pattern jacquard mechanism for each knitting needle, combined with an electronic guide bar control for all three ground guide bars opens up new possibilities for pattern design and economic efficiency. The machine guage selected will depend on the end-uses outerwear, underwear or sportswear. The company has registered the tradename Fashiontronic, which covers all the knitting needles simultaneously close the loop head in every knitting cycle. The company's individual needle control makes wrap knitting especially attractive to completely new areas of fabric production.


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