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Flat Knitting M/C is a Modern Knitting Machine
Flat Knitting M/C

Flat Knitting Machine is a Modern Knitting Machine

Flat Knitting Machine:

A flat modern knitting machine is one type of weft knitting machine in which needles are arranged straightly in a flat plate called flat bed. In this knitting process various shaped or width fabric is produced by traveling of yarns alternately back to forth.[3]

Specifications of Flat Modern Knitting Machine:

Specifications of modern knitting mc is given here-

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Product Category Knitting
Machine Category Flat Knitting Machine
Product Name Automatic computerized flat modern knitting machine
Product Model According to Manufacturer
Product Class New
Origin China/India/Others
Brand/ Manufacturer Name of Manufacturer
Agent in Bangladesh No/Yes
Power 380v
Temperature Normal
Certification SGS/Others
Production Capacity NA
Knitting Style Flat
Knitting Method Single/Double
Computerized Yes
Knitting width 44″ 52″
Gauge 3G   5G 7G 8G 9G   12G 13G 14G
Knitting System Knitting system
Texture adjustment Jacquard.
Selecting needles 8 section needle
Yarn feeder 6 yarn feeders
Knitting speed 1.2 meter/second
Driving Mode AC motor
Density control 64 section
Needie displacement 1/4-8 needles
Protection syetem  automatically
Weight 360KG
Description Mixed weaving can be made, such as loop formation, tucking, welt floatation, thread crossing etc.

Feature of Flat Knitting Machine: 

  • Data input via USB Memory Interface
  • Pattern memory 64M bits
  • Bulit in controller, stored program for knitting machine
  • Monochrome LCD panel, Editing possible via display panel operation. Available in chinese and english
  • Power Supply for rsuming kitting after power failure

How to Knit with Flat Knitting Machines:

Sometimes referred to as Flatbeds / V beds due to the nature and arrangements of the knitting beds where two opposing needle beds are installed so that the upper ends form an inverted V.  Generally needles slide up and down the beds in slots known as tricks and in this case the gauge refers to the number of needles per 1 inch.

knitting machine pattern
Knitting Pattern

The carriage successfully raises and lowers the needles on both beds simultaneously as it passes over them based on the desired pattern.[1]

Computerized Flat Knitting Machine for Knitting Designs:

A computerized Flat Knitting Machine consists of horizontal rack, computer controller and knitting machine board in the system.

knitting designs
knitting designs

These machines are controlling by computer programs which is ideal for hand driven flat knitting machine. These machines are using for automatic knitting of sweaters, sleeves, trousers and many more. This machine made beautiful knitting designs [2].

Advantages of Knitting Machine Patterns:

  1. This machine are computerized which are easy to use.
  2. Stop Motion for Needle Breakage, Fabric Falling, Fabric Roll Over, Yarn Breakage, Knot, silver reed, knitting socks
  3. The machine will automatically alarm for Needle Breakage, Fabric Falling, Fabric Roll Over, Yarn Breakage, Knot, Shock
  4. May be single carriage with triple systems
  5. Adjustable to different knitwear ,have various results of shaping, knitting designs, crochet patterns, free knitting patterns, easy knitting patterns and knitting machine patterns
  6. USB facility
  7. Each kind of operating parameter is shown and they can be adjust at any time when the machine is running, making conveniences for operations as much as possible[2]
[1] S.M. Bappy Rana, B.Sc in Textile Engineering, Bangladesh University of Business & Technology (BUBT)
[2]Engr. Kh. Mashiur Rahman, Garments Auto Machine Technologist, Web: www.autogarment.com, Email: autogarments@gmail.com, Cell: +88 017 92 52 53 54
[3] Obaidur Rahman, BSc in Textile Engineering Bangabandhu Textile Engineering College

About Engr. Kh. Mashiur Rahman

He is Garment Automation Technologist and ERP Soft Analyst for clothing industry. He is certified Echotech Garment CAD Professional-China, Aptech-India, NCC-UK and B.Sc. in CIS- London Metropolitan University, M.Sc. in ICT-UITS. He is working as a Successful Digital Marketer and Search Engine Specialist in RMG sector during 2005 to till now. Contact him- apparelsoftware@gmail.com

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