Multiaxial weft knitted technology for industrial textiles

Mario de Araujo, Hong Hu, Raul Fangueiro

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Multiaxial fabrics developed on warp knitting machines are employed as reinforcement for composite materials due to their high stability and strength in different directions. However, in this type of structure, there is no interlacing of the reinforcing yarns, which may be a drawback for some uses, as delamination may ensue when the applied force system are out of the plane of the fabric. The current work discusses the progress of a new prototype of multiaxial weft knitting method, where reinforced yarns may be interlaced, if necessary, to overcome delamination problems.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)44-45
Number of pages2
JournalInternational Textile Bulletin - Nonwovens Industrial Textiles
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1 Mar 1995
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Business, Management and Accounting (miscellaneous)
  • Materials Science (miscellaneous)
  • Business, Management and Accounting(all)


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