needle board

needle board

[′nēd·əl ‚bȯrd]
(textiles)
A board that holds needles in a loom.
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Place the velvet with the right side touching the needle board, steam the area from the wrong side and use your fingers to gently open the seam.
The needle board movement is therefore not only vertical, but also horizontal, and the needles always tilt in the direction of the material processed when punching in and out the product.
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.
For needle board maintenance, Autefa has also solved the problem of replacing needles from a needle board manually--a time intensive process--with its Automatic Needle Exchange, which automatically exchanges the needles of a needle board.
Groz-Beckert also offers solutions for the handling of needle boards and needle inserting with the Board Master System, which has a fast and efficient needle inserting system known as NeedleMaster, and BoardScoot, the user-friendly needle board wagon for safe transportation of needle boards.
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 .15 meters per segment on all models.
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.
The needle board, which is alternatively equipped with normal barb and reverse needles, is all on one machine.
The needle board. The needle board is where the needles are inserted.
The Di-Loom OD-I SC contains one needle board and the Di-Loom OD-II SC has two needle boards in a specialty needleloom for high speed needling of spunbonds from continuous filament or lightweight batts from staple fiber.
It was important that the Automatic Needle Exchanger can be universally used for all practicable applications required from our customers and does not only cover inserting needles into new needle boards. It is about time that the hammer as the main tool disappears from the needle workshop."