VDMA plans to organize a webtalk on ‘Technologies for fine-gauge fabrics in the circular knitting industry’ on February 17, 2021.As per Textile Today, circular knitted fabrics in fine gauges are used in sportswear, home wear as well as in underwear and lingerie. They offer an optimal combination of yarns, circular knitting machines, needles and dyeing.
Wolfgang Mueller, Mayer & Cie will discuss challenges in fine-gauge circular knitting at the webtalk. He will also present an optimal fine-gauge set-up for circular knitting machines. Yarn selection, yarn feeding, stitch formation and takedown are the four key factors for a premium product in the knitting process.
Roland Simmendinger, Groz-Beckert, will make a presentation on the high precision technology of circular knitting machine elements. The presentation will illustrate the challenges to knit a high-quality fine gauge fabric.
Ralf H Stange, will showcase solutions in dyeing fine gauge circular fabrics.