Knitting Technology (Dept Elec-I) (2162909)  

Syllabus

Sr. Topics Teaching Hours Module Weightage
1
Introduction of knitting
1Introduction of knitting, classification, general idea about related terms and comparison of warp and weft knitting with weaving with respect to production and properties
4
10 %
2
Introduction to Weft Knitting :
Circular weft knitting –
Knitting cycle and basic elements of knitting. Essential elements of knitting machine – yarn supply arrangement, loop forming arrangement and fabric take down mechanism.
Passage of yarn through different parts of circular weft knitting machine.
Study of elements of knitting machines such as : creel, yarn feeding, loop forming mechanism, take down motion, stop motions etc.
Primary weft knitted structures-plain, rib, interlock, purl and structures based on them. Properties and manufacturing processes of different types of knitted fabrics.
Different types of principal stitches such as knit, miss, held loop, drop or press-off stitch and their representation and their influence on fabric properties
Structural modifications commonly used in weft knitting, laying in, plating, open work structure
Recent developments in knitting processes such as Relative Technology (Relanit) for circular knitting machines, knitting of fleecy and plush fabrics, striper and loop transfer mechanism, concept of electronic jacquards.
Types of defects and their remedial measures for weft knitted fabrics.
Requirements for yarn quality.
GSM and production calculations.
Flat knitting –
Basic elements and their functions.
Different types of machines and their operations for various stitches like miss, tuck, transfer and drop stitch Socks and Gloves Knitting –
Different types of machines with their principles of working used for above mentioned items.
22
52 %
3
Introduction to Warp Knitting :
Knitting cycle and basic elements of knitting. Essential elements of knitting machine – yarn supply arrangement, loop forming arrangement and fabric take down mechanism.
Warp preparation for warp knitting.
Passage of yarn through different parts of warp knitting machine.
Studies of different structures like single, two guide-bar and multi guide-bar (Tricot, Raschel) structures.
Different weft insertion techniques like Terry technique, Sinker pile fabrics, fall plate, cut press techniques.
Manufacturing of Net fabric.
Types of defects and their remedial measures for warp knitted fabrics.
Requirements for yarn quality.
GSM and production calculations
16
38 %