Modern approach to maintenance in spinning is a simple and accessible guide to the knowledge required to fulfill the role of a maintenance manager in a textile mill. Covering the complete maintenance management program, the book gives a basic all-round understanding of even the small spare parts used in the machineries of a spinning mill; it is therefore also useful for shop-floor technicians.

Students of diploma and degrees of textile technology will find that the fundamental principles of the subject are explained in the simplest way for proper understanding. The book will also be helpful for them as a practical guide when they join a textile manufacturing unit.

Table of Contents

Need of maintenance; Role of maintenance; Proactive maintenance; Planning and scheduling; Maintenance audit; Role of manpower in maintenance; Maintenance repair inventory and its control; Maintenance information systems; Safety while maintenance; Lubricants; Belt drive and its maintenance; Steel wire and chain; Temporary fasteners; Oil and Gasket; Gears; Compressed air; Bearing maintenance; Tools; Tips to fine tune the spinning machinery; Tips to improve energy saving in spinning mills.


No. of pages:
© 2010
Woodhead Publishing India
Print ISBN:

About the author

Neeraj Nijjawan

Neeraj Nijhawan is an industrial engineer with extensive hands-on, meticulous, bottom line-oriented experience of over 17 years in managing and delivering high quality spun yarn products. Presently, he is working as an Astt. General Manager (Technical) in a textile mill in Indonesia.