Mechanical Finishing

Chi Wai Kan, C. W M Yuen

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Various weftstraightener machine manufacturers have produced their latest offerings. Aletti's mechanical finishing machine, Velox SN + Brossa VT is a special suede finishing line that features fast replacement of paper belt and feed roller, multiple buffing roller and the possibility of producing the pattern buffing effect. Another manufacturer is Bejimac SA, with their Performance+ shearing machine, which feature solid cylinders, more blades, faster rotation speeds and work on any width till 650cm. Bianco SpA's RDT-STC1, can detect and correct any distortion in the weft of any fabric while Tramatex's SP04 pin wheel weftstraigthener can correct weft distortion on a wide range of fabrics. The company's Bi-Shrink compactor guarantees exceptional compaction on any type of fabric. Biella Shrunk Process's Vap90 is a continuous steaming and shrinking machine that is designed for the best shrinkage and the best dimensional stability for all kinds of wool and mixed fabrics, knitted fabrics ad synthetic fiber stretch fabrics. Other notable producers include Caru, Corino, Danti Paolo, Lafer-Turk, ESM, Klieverik, KMT Textile Machinery, Lamperti Textile Machinery, Mahlo GmbH + Co. KG, Xetma Vollenweider GmbH and Morrison Textile Machinery.
Original languageEnglish
Specialist publicationTextile Asia
Publication statusPublished - 1 Feb 2008

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Business and International Management
  • Business, Management and Accounting(all)
  • Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering
  • Chemistry (miscellaneous)
  • Polymers and Plastics


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