Technology of Framework Knitting, Tr. and Adapted by W.T. Rowlett. (Leic. Techn. Sch.)

Technology of Framework Knitting, Tr. and Adapted by W.T. Rowlett. (Leic. Techn. Sch.)

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1884 edition. Excerpt: ...so as to make a number of pieces of work side by side at the same time. Luke Barton's rotary, already mentioned, may be considered as the first perfect machine of this kind. As soon as a safely working self-acting apparatus for fashioning and for regulating the motion of the thread carrier was known, builders began to make rotaries also for producing one piece only, so that an assortment of frames of various gauges might be had at a less cost. This plan was introduced with great success in 1861 by A. Paget, of Loughborough; his frames were for many years almos t exclusively employed for this purpose, and are still extensively used, especially in France and Germany. In the consideration of the different styles of rotary frames, the same plan will be followed as in the case of circular frames; that is one of of each kind (Luke Barton's and A. Paget's) will be completely described, and in other cases simply the difference in construction will be noted. In this manner, as well as by describing the principal parts in a regular order, it will be more easy to understand the various arrangements, and a clearer insight will be given into the different systems. The parts of the frame will be described in the following order: the kind and arrangement of the needles, the sinkers, presser, arrangement for forming the loops, thread carrier, and lastly, the mode of throwing into and out of action the framework knitting and narrowing appliances. aa. ROTARY FRAMES WITH HORIZONTAL NEEDLES. A1. Those With Fixed Needles And Needle Bar. The rotary frames with fixed horizontal needles and needle bar are those which most resemble the hand frame; the first of them was 1. Luke Barton's frame, patented 1857 (generally hnown in England as Moses Mellor's); it is drawn in...show more

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  • Paperback | 94 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 181g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236577760
  • 9781236577764