needle board

needle board

[′nēd·əl ‚bȯrd]
(textiles)
A board that holds needles in a loom.
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Two components make the Board Master System the ideal solution for more efficient needle board logistics: the fast and efficient needle inserting system known as NeedleMaster, and Board-Scoot, the mechanical needle board wagon for safe transportation of needle boards.
Space Needle Board Continues Its Futuristic Mission
The technology of diagonal-elliptical needling makes felts using a curved needle board that enables the needles to penetrate the fabric diagonally at variable angles.
Butterfield brings decades of highly successful leadership experience to the Needle board, including more than 23 years of executive-level experience in the software industry.
Diagonal needling, takes the felt across a curved bed so the needle board enters the fabric at a range of angles starting at 90[degrees] and finishing at close to 45[degrees] (see Figure 1).
Needle density amounts to eight rows per each six-inch needle board segment, 96 needles per segment or .
The needle loom is made up of needle board with thousands of needles is fitted into a needle beam which passes up and down through two perforated plates--the bottom web plate moves the fabric and the top stripper plate which removes the fibers from the needles.
Technical innovations include a new modular card system, crosslappers with improved profiling plus a new drive technology and needlelooms with features such as elliptic needling, optimized needle patterns and automatic needle board exchange.
Groz-Beckert is demonstrating a semi-automated system for needle board handling.
The needle board, which is alternatively equipped with normal barb and reverse needles, is all on one machine.
The needle board is where the needles are inserted.