weft knitting


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weft knitting

[′weft ‚nid·iŋ]
(textiles)
A knitting process in which a continuous yarn is carried in crosswise rows.
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Key Words: Textile Industry, Weft Knitting.tubular Knitting.
In knitting major industry is related to weft knitting type.
Tubular knitting is a technique widely used in weft knitting manufacturing.
For automation of cam length in weft knitting machine (its characteristics will be describe later) some limitations must be noted which are using the minimum amount of energy, the mechanism must be simple as possible, total number of component must be minimum, no especial mechanical and electrical instrument use, minimum time should be used, minimum expenses should be used, the minimum tensions be applied the cam, easy computer controlling, use of the facilities on the machine,
Flat weft knitting machine made by "UNIVERSAL COMPAUY "in Germany with needle gauge of 12/inch and racking 9 needles and two knitting device was prepared for experimental works.
At a speed of roughly 740 courses per minute and a working width of 138", the RDJ 5/1 can produce the fabric for up to 150 pairs of shoes per hour - much more than can be produced by circular weft knitting machines, not to mention flat weft knitting machines.