With a mill assessment, Rieter After Sales analyses a customer’s spinning mill and develops solutions for successful optimisation.
In a highly competitive environment such as the textile industry, staying competitive is of utmost importance. With a mill assessment, Rieter After Sales analyses the customer’s spinning mill and develops solutions for a successful optimisation. Rieter offers, based on particular customer needs, solutions to increase productivity, improve yarn quality, reduce energy consumption or extend lifetime of the spinning system.
Optimising the original investment
Over the lifecycle of a spinning system, the machines encounter several phases. The equipment reaches its initial full potential at commissioning (according to order); afterwards, performance typically slowly diminishes over time based on wear and tear of its components. Through proper maintenance by mill personnel or Rieter specialists as well as timely replacement of wear and tear parts through original Rieter spare parts, the level of performance of the machine remains at an acceptable level throughout its lifetime.
Rieter’s continuous innovations in spinning technology lead to the availability of upgrades and conversions, allowing the improvement of the machine performance beyond its original capabilities. With a mill assessment, Rieter brings in an expert team to assess the settings and status of the spinning system and develops recommendations based on specific customer requirements and solutions available from Rieter
Mill assessment – customised solutions
Through a detailed inspection of the entire spinning system at the customer’s site, our team of experts evaluate the current performance of the entire mill including organisational aspects. Our specialists collect data, evaluate the process conditions, study the machine history and maintenance records and observe work practices in all process stages. This process typically requires three to five days. Based on this thorough analysis, a report is drawn up including suggestions for corrections and adjustments and a range of solutions from process optimisation and reorganisation to wear and tear parts and conversions.
Maximising your production output
Customers know they can rely on Rieter After Sales to offer solutions with sustaining value. In one specific example, Rieter conducted a mill assessment and was able to subsequently develop recommendations leading to a production increase of up to 10 per cent. The findings included: adaptation of end spinning machines (technology, components and automation), rebalance of upstream process capacities, modification of complete blow room for high production of complete line.
The quality of the yarn delivered would remain unchanged and the return on investment would be only 1.5 years. Rieter After Sales is focusing on the long-term competitiveness of customers, consulting them to achieve maximising returns on their original investment with a wide portfolio of products and services.
The article is authored by Massimiliano Biganzoli, who is Solutions Manager – After Sales division of Rieter. He can be contacted at: firstname.lastname@example.org