Textile Manufacturing Volume 5

Textile Manufacturing Volume 5

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1906 edition. Excerpt: ...highest possible percentage of production, and in order to accomplish this it is, of course, necessary to have the looms stopped for repairs as little as possible. The looms should always be kept well oiled, since if the parts that are constantly working against each other are allowed to become dry, difficulties are sure to arise. This is the duty of the weaver, excepting in those mills where a loom oiler is employed, but it should also be the duty of the fixer to see that it is attended to., In a mill that is constantly changing from one class of goods to another, the fixer should study the different cloths and learn just what conditions are necessary for the best running of each. Different-weight goods require different settings of the parts of the loom, the heavier weaves requiring in most cases more power on the picking arrangement; this, in turn, necessitates the binders on the shuttle boxes being adjusted to meet the new conditions. The harness straps may need readjustment, and the let-of f motion should be looked over to see that it is working properly. Whenever a new difficulty is met with, the fixer, instead of altering different parts with the expectation of fixing the loom by chance, should study out the causes that would result in this particular defect, and then carefully study the different parts of the loom which would cause these conditions. If new difficulties are not thoroughly mastered at the time they are met with, the fixer learns nothing, and when the same difficulty comes up a second time there will be the same trouble in fixing the loom. A good loom fixer will constantly be on the lookout for worn-out parts on the looms of his section, and be ready to replace these when necessary. By this means broken parts will be...show more

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  • Paperback | 136 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 7mm | 254g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236920457
  • 9781236920454