Warp Knitting & Crochet
Dow Corning Corporation, a
leader in innovative silicone technology for the textile industry, has added
two new product lines to its Dow Corning brand Active Protection System family
of impact protection materials. The S-Range is based on 3D spacer textile
technology while the TP-Range is based on thermoplastic technology.
The two new lines were recently introduced at Techtextil
2009 in Frankfurt, Germany. First launched in 2006, the patented silicone-based
TAMK University of Applied Sciences
in Tampere, Finland, has developed a unique warp knitted textile based lighting
system intended for use in commercial greenhouses. The light required by the
plants is produced by means of LED technology and is placed between the rows of
plants. It is estimated that in the future the method will achieve savings of
up to one half of the present vast need for energy in hothouses.
The curtain of light between the rows of plants is an
Applicant: MONTFORT SERVICES SDN BHD [HK]
Inventor(s): CAREY ANDY [GB]
Abstract of GB 2454677 (A)
An elasticized warp knitted fabric (50;
100) and a process for knitting hereof. The elasticized warp knitted fabric
comprises a group (52) of front yarns (54) knitted to form separate wales (56)
of pillar stitches (58). The wales (56) are interconnected by at least one
group (60, 62) of elastomeric rear yarns (64, 66). The path of each elastomeric
rear yarn (64, 6
German warp knitting machine builder to show DJ 4/2 double
needle-bar machine for seamless garments and hosiery in Shanghai
Shanghaitex, 12 – 15 June 2009, Shanghai New International
Expo Centre, Shanghai, P.R.C.
Leading builder of warp
knitting machines Karl Mayer, will exhibit two of its warp knitting machines at
this year’s Shanghaitex on stand B90 in Hall W2.
First up will be the entry level TM 2, which is already a
firm favourite in the Chinese mark
Narrow fabrics machinery
specialist Comez SpA, will exhibit along with its agent Benteks A.S, at the
forth coming ITM2009, to be held in Istanbul, from 6th to 10th June 2009. The company
will show its Comeztronic CT-11B, a versatile electronic crochet machine for
the production of an extensive range of laces, bands and ribbons, in both rigid
and elastic fabrics.
According to Comez, the Comeztronic CT-11B offers maximum
levels of productivity and versatility
production requires high-tech solutions at every stage of the manufacturing
process and that is why Karl Mayer is constantly improving and revamping its
range of lace raschel machines and coming up with new innovations in warp
preparation at the same time. One of the latest innovations to come from the
renowned manufacturer of warp preparation equipment is the PBW 130/2 pattern
beam warping machine.
Karl Mayer claims that this new machine offers opt
Lingerie fabric produced on the Karl Mayer ML 35 C features
two textile zones
These are the perfect pair of panties for bringing women out
of their shell and for covering their nakedness to maximum effect.
This comfortable garment, with its elegant, discreet
styling, is suitable for every occasion, is perfect under any outfit, and can
be produced with the minimum of effort. The fabric produced on the ML 35 C
offers all these features. To produce this garment, the multibar raschel
Karl Mayer’s new
DS 21/30 EC direct warping machine has been used successfully in the Asian
market since August 2008, and has been available on the world market since
January of this year.
Karl Mayer’s DS machine series has represented highly
efficient technology for use in warp preparation for warp knitting for some
years. Sound construction principles and intelligent design features enable
high speeds of up to 1,200 m/min to be achieved when producing s
Sifas A.S., a leading
synthetic fibre producer in Turkey, has decided to cease production of raschel
knitted tulle fabrics. During its Executive Council meeting on March 30th, the
company decided to close its tulle fabric knitting factory as a measure against
the global economic crisis, a statement from Sifas said last Wednesday.
Sifas A.S. is a manufacturer of bright, dull and dyed
filament yarns from polyester and polyamide. The company also manufactures
and 26th May the German section of the International Federation of
Knitting Technologists (IFKT) will invite its members to its annual conference
and assembly. It will be hosted by Karl Mayer Texxtilmaschinenfabrik in
On the first day of the conference the tasks facing the
assembled knitting specialists will include electing a committee for the period
2009 to 2012 as well as considering the usual committee and auditors' reports.