Modern Weaving Technology (172902)  


Syllabus

Sr. Topics Teaching Hours Module Weightage
1

Need for modern weaving machines in India. Problems with shuttle looms. Techno economics of Modern Weaving machine installation. Introduction to shuttleless loom. Pre-requisites for installation.
2

Yarn parameters necessary for shuttleless weaving. Requirements from preparatory (winding, warping & sizing) for shuttleless weaving. Idea of single end sizing, two parts & three parts Tsudakoma systems.
3

Special needs for preparing weft yarn for shuttleless loom. Comparative weft velocities of different looms. Need for accumulators, storing and measuring devices, & types of accumulators.
4

Sulzer loom introduction, projectile & its movements. Torsion bar picking. Projectile & picker shoe velocity & acceleration & forces. Action of weft tensioner, returner & expeller. Preparation for picking, shedding & various attachments of shedding.
5
Air Jet:
Yarn insertion Systems, Principles of Air jet filling insertion, performance of yarns in air jet insertion, Functional characteristics of modern air jet weaving machines.
6

Requirements of water for water jet loom. Weftinsertion on water jet loom. Features of modern water jet loom advantages & problems. Weft waste on jet loom.
7
Rapier loom:
Tip & loop transfer, study of weft velocity on rapier. Functional description of flexible rapier weaving machine.
8

Brief study of multiphase principles along with problems. Introduction to triaxial weaving.
9
Selvedges:
Need, various selvedges used on shuttleless loom.
10
Recent Developments.