The book is a product of the consultation experiences from the process of helping four mills that are running their ring frames at the highest spindle speed in the world. The book examines economics of high-speed spinning and ends up predicting the future of high speed spinning technology. It includes four case studies of spinning mills in India that are running their ring frames successfully.

Table of Contents

Concept of high speed spinning; Historical perspective; Getting ready to go for high speed spinning; Control on processing parameters; Economics of high speed spinning; High speed spinning – Tomorrow; Live case studies; Saluting the Pioneers.


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Woodhead Publishing India
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About the author

Sharachchandra Yeshavant Nanal

Sharachchandra Yeshavant Nanal had been in the textile industry for more than 33 years. While in the industry, he developed a Point Rating System to quantify all fabric defects jointly with S. Maruthi, an eminent person in the textile world. He presented a paper on this at the world’s first International Conference on Quality Control in Tokyo in October 1969. He was awarded the fellowship of the Textile Institute, Manchester (FTI) in 1973; and in 1983, The Textile Association India honored him with an Honorary Fellowship of the Textile Association India. Nanal had written several technical articles and had presented numerous papers at conferences and seminars.