Stäubli will be showing a selection of its most modern products from its extensive range of textile machinery. This includes cam motions, electronic dobbies and Jacquard machines with harnesses as well as weaving preparation systems with automatic warp drawing-in and warp-tying machines.
At the same booth, a new carpet weaving machine developed by Stäubli´s business unit Schönherr carpet systems will demonstrate its capabilities. Exclusive carpet samples will be presented. Customers interested in technical textiles can get an overview of the entire range of Stäubli machines, which enable the production of the most complex fabrics.
Additionally, Stäubli and its business unit DEIMO knitting solutions and drive systems will exhibit state-of- the-art electronic drives and control solutions mainly for knitting machines.
Among the products being exhibited are:
Three complete Jacquard installations on weaving machines will be demonstrated:
As an impressive premier, visitors can see the production of African damask at high speed on a type SX Jacquard machine equipped with a specific harness with 12,696 cords in conjunction with an air-jet weaving machine operating at a rate of approximately 950 weft insertions per minute.
The weaving machine and the Jacquard machine are both operated by individual electronically synchronised drives, which is a special feature of this set-up.
The second noteworthy installation features the new LXL Jacquard machine with 11,682 hooks and Stäubli harness. This machine is particularly suitable for large-format applications and will be weaving an OPW airbag (one piece woven airbag) on a 280 cm-wide reed.
The third installation consists of a rapier weaving machine and a LX Jacquard machine with a Stäubli harness producing extraordinary fantasy ladywear with remarkable designs.
At another demonstration stand, the new LX12 Jacquard machine for weaving narrow fabrics such as ribbons and labels will be shown with 192 hooks and harness with eight repeats.
Visitors can also see the highly regarded UNIVALETTE Jacquard machine in operation, developed particularly for weaving name selvedge.
Dobbies and cam motions: The third generation of Stäubli´s rotary dobbies, the S3060/3260 series, can be seen with many application examples at the Stäubli stand and the booths of many other weaving machine manufacturers. This new generation of rotary dobbies reaches new heights of performance and reliability. Weaving preparation systems: This Stäubli business unit has furnished hundreds of dependable workhorses to weaving mills worldwide and is now launching two additional products at ITMA. The SAFIR S60 is being demonstrated drawing in a four-colour 175cm-wide warp with Nm 135/2 and Nm 170/2 cotton yarns without a lease. The mobile SAFIR S40 drawing-in machine can be observed in a surprising display.
The Stäubli business unit Schönherr carpet systems boasts another spectacular product launch: Visitors can discover the new ALPHA 500 carpet-weaving machine in operation, weaving different types of carpets. Carpet samples showing off with recently developed effects like the ´Traditional carpet effect´ or the ´Magic Weft Effect 3´, produced on ALPHA 400 and 500 carpet-weaving machines, can also be admired at the booth.
Technical textile weaving
Visitors interested in technical textiles will have the perfect opportunity to talk to Staubli experts and discover an interesting display explaining the TF weaving system, launched in spring 2015. TF is a complete weaving system with a maximum of modularity, ideally allowing individual configuration. The TF system, developed and produced by Stäubli, is designed to fulfil specific needs of future-oriented weavers of new fabric types such as heav