Home / Knowledge / News / Textiles / Shima Seiki to partake at Techtextil North America
Shima Seiki to partake at Techtextil North America
13
May '15
The US subsidiary of Japanese computerised knitting machine manufacturer Shima Seiki is exhibiting at Techtextil North America show in Houston, USA this June.

“On display will be the company’s latest technological contributions to the field of technical textiles,” Shima Seiki said in a press release.

SRY123LP is its latest computerised knitting machine that features loop presser beds mounted atop conventional needle beds, providing improved control over pressdown of individual loops.

It presents unprecedented capability for partial knitting and inlay patterns. Inlay fabric is produced by inserting yarn into existing knit fabrics in a weave fashion, opening opportunities for expansion into wovens.

“Inlay also suppresses typical stretch characteristics of knitted fabrics, and since new materials such as metallic and monofilament yarns can be used for inlay structures, new applications in industrial textiles are realised,” it added.

Shima Seiki will also display the SWG061N2 compact Wholegarment knitting machine that features the company’s original SlideNeedle technology.

Capable of producing small knitted items like safety gloves and compression socks to industrial applications like tubular shields and harnesses, SWG061N2 can knit all of these items in 3D without seams.

Normally when knitting with stiff materials such as metallic and monofilament yarns, the yarn has a tendency to kink, making it practically impossible to feed smoothly into the knitting machine.

Using the new Shima Seiki ‘Yarn Unwinding’ technology, a motorised bobbin actively unwinds yarn to provide smooth and stable yarn feed with careful control over feed amount and tension.

“The latest version of its SDS-ONE APEX3 3D design system will also be available for demonstrations,” the Japanese knitting machine producer informed. (AR)

Fibre2fashion News Desk - India


Must ReadView All

Pic: Shutterstock

Apparel/Garments | On 28th Nov 2020

3 Bangla RMG firms present energy efficiency action plans

Small energy efficiency working groups (SEEWGs) of three top tier...

Pic: Shutterstock

Textiles | On 28th Nov 2020

Pak PM asks ministries to help textile sector meet demand

Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan recently directed the commerce...

Pic: Shutterstock

Apparel/Garments | On 28th Nov 2020

Rwanda's garment-textile exports grow by 83% in 2 years

Rwanda's textile and garment sector grew 83 per cent in value between ...

Interviews View All

Darshan Mehta, Infinium Polychem

Darshan Mehta
Infinium Polychem

We are spending double digit figures on R&D

Top executives, Textile industry

Top executives
Textile industry

Customised t-shirts is not a fad

Textile industry, Head honchos

Textile industry
Head honchos

South India has a very strong manufacturing base

Anupam Chakrabarty,

Anupam Chakrabarty

Headquartered in Finland, Helsinki, Lindström Group is a textile rental...

Wolfgang Muller,

Wolfgang Muller

Mayer & Cie is a leading global manufacturer of circular knitting...

Nitesh Mittal,

Nitesh Mittal

Kusumgar Corporates is a leading manufacturer of technical textiles and...

Giulio Cesareo, Directa Plus

Giulio Cesareo
Directa Plus

UK-based Directa Plus is one of the largest producers and suppliers...

Marten Alkhagen, Swerea IVF AB

Marten Alkhagen
Swerea IVF AB

Marten Alkhagen, Senior Scientist - Nonwoven and Technical Textiles of...

Giulio Cesareo, Directa Plus SpA

Giulio Cesareo
Directa Plus SpA

Established in 2005, Direct Plus SpA, is one of the largest producers and...

Silvia Venturini Fendi, Fendi s.r.l

Silvia Venturini Fendi
Fendi s.r.l

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

Jay Ramrakhiani, Occasions Elegance Wear

Jay Ramrakhiani
Occasions Elegance Wear

It is believed that by early 19th century, Varanasi weavers had moved away ...

Judy Frater, Somaiya Kala Vidya

Judy Frater
Somaiya Kala Vidya

Among the many honours showered on Frater, including Fulbright and Ford...

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

Leave your Comments


November 2020

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


Advanced Search