Mechanisms of Flat Weaving Technology

1st Edition

Authors: Valeriy Choogin Palitha Bandara Elena Chepelyuk
Hardcover ISBN: 9780857097804
eBook ISBN: 9780857097859
Imprint: Woodhead Publishing
Published Date: 31st July 2013
Page Count: 232
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Table of Contents

Woodhead Publishing Series in Textiles

Preface

Note for students using this book

Chapter 1: Introduction: classification and mechanisms of weaving machines

Abstract:

1.1 Introduction

1.2 Classification of weaving machines

1.3 Basic mechanisms of the weaving machine

1.4 Elastic system of fabric formation (ESFF)

1.5 Advantages and disadvantages of different weaving machines

1.6 Questions for self-assessment

Appendix 1: Further reading on weaving technology

Chapter 2: Mechanisms of the weaving machine for warp release and warp tension control

Abstract:

2.1 Introduction: mechanisms of the weaving machine for warp release and warp tension control

2.2 Warp brakes

2.3 Warp regulators

2.4 Condition of the equilibrium of the mechanism of a moving back-rest

2.5 Stabilization of the mode of release and the tensioning of warp threads

2.6 Comparative analysis of brakes and regulators

2.7 Questions for self-assessment

Appendix 1: Further reading on weaving technology

Chapter 3: Warp shedding in weaving: parameters and devices

Abstract:

3.1 Introduction: parameters of the shed

3.2 Elongation of warp threads in shedding

3.3 The classification of shedding devices

3.4 Tappet shedding

3.5 Dobbies

3.6 The Jacquard machine

3.7 Comparative analysis of shedding devices

3.8 Questions for self-assessment

Appendix 1: Further reading on weaving technology

Chapter 4: The supply of weft on the weaving machine

Abstract:

4.1 Introduction: the supply of weft on the weaving machine

4.2 Gauges for detecting the presence of weft on shuttle weaving machines

4.3 Battery type weft supply

4.4 Mechanisms for changing pirns

4.5 Safety devices of automatic pirn change

4.6 Change of hollow


Description

To create an effective woven fabric a process engineer must choose the appropriate type of 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, whist 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.

Key Features

  • Provides an introduction to the classification of weaving machines and the mechanisms of warp release, insertion methods and weft supply
  • Considers safety and protection including mechanisms for driving and stopping of weaving machines
  • Discusses ways of estimating optimal parameters and methods for evaluating quality and quantity of production

Readership

Designers, engineers and technicians involved in the design, manufacture and use of woven textiles; Academics and students studying weaving


Details

No. of pages:
232
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Woodhead Publishing 2013
Published:
Imprint:
Woodhead Publishing
eBook ISBN:
9780857097859
Hardcover ISBN:
9780857097804

About the Authors

Valeriy Choogin Author

Valeriy Choogin is Academician of the Ukrainian Technological Academy (UTA) and Professor in the Department of Mechanical Technology of Fibre Materials, Kherson National Technical University, Ukraine.

Affiliations and Expertise

Kherson National Technical University, Ukraine

Palitha Bandara Author

Palitha Bandara is Associate Professor in the School of Design, University of Leeds, UK.

Affiliations and Expertise

University of Leeds, UK

Elena Chepelyuk Author

Elena Chepelyuk is Professor and Head of the Department of Design, Kherson National Technical University, Ukraine.

Affiliations and Expertise

Kherson National Technical University, Ukraine