Home / Knowledge / News / Textiles / FL 20/16 set to transform Indian sari fabric production
FL 20/16 set to transform Indian sari fabric production
13
Dec '12
By creating a new range of patterns on the FL 20/16, the product developers at KARL MAYER have succeeded in developing something new and innovative that is set to revolutionizes the production of sari fabrics.

The trendsetting fabric has a unique appearance and can be produced extremely efficiently. The new fabrics are as beautiful as conventional saris and can be produced in a single piece, so that they can be manufactured extremely economically. The pattern, together with the sections that are patterned with specific designs, such as the elaborately decorated shoulder piece at the end, which is known as the pallu, are worked directly into the fabric by the FL 20/16.

For simpler patterns, the embroidery process can now be dispensed with - a procedure that has always been carried out on net saris having marquisette or tulle constructions. All that has to be done is to hem the edges or – as on the model shown here (Fig. 1) – use hemming tape as another option to create a fabric with a perfect drape.

The increased performance of the FL 20/16 is the result of its technical features:
• Four ground guide bars and 16 pattern guide bars, each with EL drive,
• the KAMCOS computer platform equipped with the Motion Control/Multi Speed facility, which permits the speed of warp yarn delivery and fabric take-down to match the specific requirements of the pattern.
 
When producing a complete sari having a length of 5.50 m, the computer facilities of the FL 20/16 can handle the data sets for working up to 17,100 knitted rows. At a working width of 132", this results in two matching saris being produced next to each other.
 
Embroidery-like effects:
The pink and gold sari shown on this page has filigree, lattice-like ground with a dense, all-over pattern, whose relief-like characteristics make it look as if it has been embroidered. The multifaceted design is made up of diamonds, ovals, dots, dense stripes and, in the pallu section, teardrop paisley motifs.
 
This produces an effective ensemble, which is created by the 16 pattern bars on the marquisette-like ground construction. The three-dimensional design is produced by placing the pattern bars in positions 1 to 16, so that they are in front of the four ground guide bars. Of course, as well as graphic patterns, floral patterns and similar decorative effects can also be produced.
 
Materials that have been designed to provide comfort support this attractive look. For example, polyamide in the ground makes the fabric feel soft against the skin, whilst polyester is used to work the pattern. These materials, in combination with soft-touch finishing, produce a fabric that is both beautiful and extremely comfortable to wear.
 
 


Must ReadView All

Israeli minister announces tax cuts on consumer goods

Apparel/Garments | On 14th Dec 2017

Israeli minister announces tax cuts on consumer goods

The Israeli Government will slash taxes by $227 million, finance...

Courtesy: Kelvin Techstyles

Apparel/Garments | On 14th Dec 2017

Kelvin Techstyles fuses style and function in city apparel

Fusing style and function in outdoor clothing, Roseville,...

India’s WPI inflation for textiles up 0.3% in Nov 2017

Textiles | On 14th Dec 2017

India’s WPI inflation for textiles up 0.3% in Nov 2017

India’s annual rate of inflation, based on monthly wholesale price...

Interviews View All

Dharmendra Shah
Ozone PB Spintex Limited

‘We have made huge investments to ensure quality yarn production.’

Viral Desai
Zenitex Mill Pvt Ltd

Full of green energy

Headhonchos
Textiles & allied industry

Textiles industry is always in the forefront in accepting latest technology

Anupam Arya

<div>Jaipur-based Fabriclore Retailing Pvt. Ltd. is attempting to revive...

Suresh P Bagrecha

Komal Texfab, founded in 1981, is into manufacturing of knitted fabrics,...

Hardik Sanghvi

Idealin Fogging Systems has been engaged in designing and manufacturing...

Paolo Ocleppo
Sandvik Hyperion

Paolo Ocleppo, Rotary Cutting Segment manager, Sandvik Hyperion discusses...

Mohammad Hassan
Biax Fiberfilm

About one in every 20 patients picks up an infection while hospitalised....

Iago Castro Asensio
RCfil Distribuciones S.L.

Iago Castro Asensio, International Business Manager of RCfil...

Silvia Venturini Fendi
Fendi s.r.l

"Yes, my confidence and positive attitude are my strengths and should be...

Madhu Jain
Madhu Jain

She grew up in the walled city of Old Delhi, completed her studies, and...

Mike Hoffman
Gildan Activewear SRL

Gildan Activewear, a manufacturer and marketer of branded clothing and...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH

December 2017

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.

news category


Related Categories:

Planning to Take the Leap towards
Sustainability?

Do you see sustainability as a route to business growth?

Yes No

Do you think the sustainability space has the needed tools and resources available for a business to lead change?

Yes No

Active Poll

Do you see sustainability as a route to business growth?

Yes
69.6%
No
12.0%
Skip
18.5%

Total Votes: 92

Do you think adopting a sustainable approach will be a profitable move for your business?

Yes No

Active Poll

Do you think the sustainability space has the needed tools and resources available for a business to lead change?

Yes
62.0%
No
30.4%
Skip
7.6%

Total Votes: 92

Do you want the world to know about your sustainability journey and your business’ environmental footprint?

Yes No

Active Poll

Do you think adopting a sustainable approach will be a profitable move for your business?

Yes
87.0%
No
9.8%
Skip
3.3%

Total Votes: 92

Thanks for your valuable feedback. Claim your free latest sustainability e-book.

Active Poll

Do you want the world to know about your sustainability journey and your business’ environmental footprint?

Yes
81.5%
No
8.7%
Skip
9.8%

Total Votes: 92


E-News Insight
Subscribe Today and Get the
Latest News Update in Your Mail Box.
Advanced Search