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Dornier's A1 machine makes fabric weaving sustainable
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Aug '13
Energy efficiency, raw materials and material efficiency belong to the important economical and ecological challenges for the international textile industry. New innovations on the air-jet weaving machine A1 have improved the sustainability and therefore made fabric production processes more efficient and more compatible for the environment.

DORNIER's weave-by-wire replaces the existing mechanical connections (between weaving machine and shedding device) with electronic data transfers which allow optimum execution of complex processes.

The new patented drive concept DORNIER SyncroDrive with energy class EFF1 motors increases speeds by up to 10% with minimum heat development and the same energy requirement. It is very gentle on materials which are significant for the service life of shedding elements, which in turn extends machine service life and therefore reduces operating costs. This supports achieving the highest function and quality reliability in fabric production.

The quick-reacting, automatic pressure control DORNIER ServoControl-2, the option with two relay nozzles per valve, a pneumatic filling thread clamp that runs without any holding air at all, not only reduce air consumption but also bring a decisive reduction in air pressure.

This not only optimizes energy technology for compressor plants but also brings a significant improvement in gentle yarn handling. This has a decisive positive effect on the raw material and therefore on resources and manufacturing costs. Saving raw material in turn leads to saving resources and energy. The application scope is also widened.

Lindauer Dornier


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