Weft knitting

The technologies of weft knitting on large-diameter circular knitting machines create a crucial manufacturing technology of SINTEX, a.s.


Machinery 

Single-bed circular knitting machines: Mayer, Orizio

  • for manufacturing of single-face weft-knitted fabrics with surface masses ranging from 50 to 800 g/m2 and width of 110 – 240 cm
  • diameter of machines: 30 - 36“
  • classification of machines 22 - 28E
  • weaving options: plain, covered, underlaid, plush, filling, pique, jacquard, mini-jacquard loom, elastic knitted fabrics for: underwear, sports and leisure clothes, bedclothes


Double-bed circular knitting machines: Mayer, Orizio, Terrot, Monarch, Amtek 

  • for manufacturing of double face weft-knitted fabrics with surface mass ranging from 50 to 650 g/m2 and width of 70 – 240 cm
  • diameter of machines: 30 - 34“
  • classification of machines 18 - 28E
  • weaving options: plain, covered, elastic, underlaid, pinstripe, rib stitch (1:1, 2:2, 4:2 etc.), tuck, six-interlock, eight-interlock, interlock, crosswise waves, double-faced, selanik, mini-jacquard, special 3D knitted fabrics (spacer fabrics), inserted weft 
  • knitted fabrics determined for: sports and leisure clothes 


Flat knitting machine: Steiger 

  • machines designed particularly for manufacturing of collars, hems, knitted welts and knitted fabrics with surface masses ranging from 60 to 650 g/m2 and width of 0 – 110 cm
  • classification of machines 12E
  • weaving options: plain, covered, elastic, underlaid, pinstripe, rib stitch (1:1, 2:2, 4:2 etc.), tuck, six-interlock, eight-interlock, interlock, crosswise waves, double-faced, nep, folded plissé, crosswise waves, lace patterns, intarsia, jacquard patterns 


Small-diameter knitting machines 

  • machines designed particularly for manufacturing of working sockets
  • diameter of machines: 3 - 4“
  • classification of machines 6 - 34E
  • weaving options: plain, rib stitch (1:1, 2:2), elastic rib stitch 


Materials processed 

In major cases they are cotton, polyester, viscose and mixed yarns. The suppliers of rotor yarns are Czech spinning mills; brushed yarns are imported from Greece and Asia. Elastomer fibres are delivered by the company Du Pont a Bayer.

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