Introduction to Weave Designs
Types of looms wrt to shedding motion, Use of point paper to represent weave design, Concept of repeat, Simple designs like plain weave and 3/1
Tappet: Uses tappets and healds. High speed, best quality, limited designs – generally 6 – 8 frames.
Dobby: Uses dobby lifting and healds, relatively low speed and wider variety of designs; unlimited designs capability
in weft direction – generally 14 – 20 frames.
Jacquard: Individual manipulation of threads by means of cord, unlimited designs and low speed. Drawing in very
Plain Weave, where alternate warp threads interlace with alternate weft threads. Top view
Point paper representation