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Box loom (weave)

Box loom (weave)

Box loom (weave) Box loom is a term used to describe a certain loom using two or more shuttles for weaving fabrics with filling yarns that differ in fibre type, colour, twist, yarn size or level. The box motion is automatic, changing from one shuttle to another....
Dummy shuttle loom

Dummy shuttle loom

Dummy shuttle loom The dummy-shuttle type, the most successful of the shuttle less looms, makes use of a dummy shuttle, a projectile that contains no weft but that passes through the shed in the manner of a shuttle and leaves a trail of yarn behind it....
Fluid jet loom

Fluid jet loom

Fluid jet loom There are two kinds of fluid-jet looms, one employing a jet of air, the other a water jet, to propel a measured length of weft through the shed. The significance of this is that nothing solid is passed into the shed other than the weft, which eliminates...
Heddles

Heddles

Heddles Heddles are steel wires, or thin flat steel strips held by the frame, with a loop or eye in the centre through which one or more warp yarns pass on the loom so that the thread movement is controllable in weaving. Heddles control the weave pattern and shed as...