The requirements for flexibility and functionality of drive concepts are growing constantly in the textile industry. Trends are usually short-lived and the competing manufacturers are under enormous cost pressure. In order to be future-oriented, machines therefore have to run dynamically and economically in a wide range of applications, be user-friendly and supply high-quality products in the end.
The textile chain – Spinning mill
The textile chain starts with the production of yarns These are manufactured of various raw materials, such as cotton, linen, hemp, wool, goat's wool, nylon, polyester, etc. To make a broad product range possible, the qualitative preparation of the raw material is strongly influenced very differently. Spinning mill preparation machines have the task to form the fibers into a yarn. Ball openers, cleaners, mixers, cards, stretchers and combing machines are required for this. Various processes are employed depending on the area of use. Finally the fibers can be spun into a thread.
The textile chain – Manufacturing of textiles
In the next step the threads are woven, knitted, crocheted or worked into a textile fabric, that is, into material. Weaving is the dominating type of producing fabric. Before the weaving process can even start, some preparations must be made. Included in this are especially winding, twisting, warping and sectional warping and smoothing. There are special machines for these tasks, which belong to the weaving preparation. Woven textiles have a broad field of application: From clothing to carpets up to the manufacture of technical textiles.
High dynamic large embroidery machine from Lässer equipped with Baumüller drive system
The textile chain – Finishing the textiles
The produced fabric received additional properties during the textile finishing. It will be dyed, printed, made no-iron, impregnated or patterns and paint applied. There is a difference here between dry and wet finishing. Textile finishing is done either mechanically or using chemical substances. Also, embroidering the fabric is included in finishing. When using thermocut, lasercut, cord and sequin processes there is the possibility of making the material very individual and fashionable. Finally the finished fabric is further processed by sewing and clothing machines.