Mechanisms of Flat Weaving Technology, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 0857097857
  • ISBN-13: 9780857097859
  • DDC: 677.02854
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 232 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released June 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013

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To create effective woven fabric, a process engineer must choose the right weaving machine and determine the particular parameters of the elastic system of fabric formation to be applied. It is also essential to know the purpose of all the mechanisms of the chosen type of weaving machine. This title provides an important, indispensable reference for both weaving specialists and students. Mechanisms of Flat Weaving Technology introduces the reader to the classification of different types of weaving machines and the basic mechanisms involved, leading to a discussion of the principles and mechanisms of warp release (warp let-off), while also providing a description of the warp shed. The book reviews how the supply of weft is maintained on a weaving machine and describes the different methods of weft insertion used on weaving machines. Woven fabric formation is described alongside the characteristics of fabric take-up from the working area and its winding on the cloth beam. Later chapters describe safety (protective) devices provided on woven machines, and the different types of weaving machine driving and stopping mechanisms are presented. The authors then discuss ways of estimating the optimal parameters of weaving machine settings, while describing methods for the evaluation of the quality and the quantity of the woven fabric produced. Finally, transportation of raw materials and outputs within the weaving factory are described. The book also includes an in-depth glossary and full bibliography.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Table of Contents.
Woodhead Publishing Series in Textiles.
Note for Students Using This Book.
1: Introduction: Classification and Mechanisms of Weaving Machines.
2: Mechanisms of the Weaving Machine for Warp Release and Warp Tension Control.
3: Warp Shedding in Weaving: Parameters and Devices.
4: The Supply of Weft on the Weaving Machine.
5: Weft Insertion.
6: Woven Fabric Formation: Principles and Methods.
7: Mechanisms for Woven Fabric Take-Up.
8: Safety Devices on Weaving Machines.
9: Weaving Machine Drives: Mechanisms and Types.
10: Weaving Machine Parameters for Specific Woven Fabric Structures.
11: Control of Woven Fabric Quality: Defects and Quality Assurance of Grey Fabrics.
12: Movement of Raw Materials and Finished Fabrics in Weaving Manufacture.
Appendix 1: Further Reading on Weaving Technology.
Appendix 2: Glossary of Terms Applied to Weaving Machines and Weaving Technology.