Academy Germany

Webinar Basics of Warp Knitting

Course title Webinar Basics of Warp Knitting

This webinar offers the opportunity for a first theoretical introduction to warp knitting in direct dialog with our trainers. It is feasible from your chosen environment and can be optimally integrated into your everyday life.

Target group

This course is suitable for learners who do not yet have experience in warp knitting. (Machine operators, personnel from the areas of machine maintenance, textile developers, sales, representation, managers, promotion of young talent for warp knitting).

Training requirements

Good knowledge of the selected language. Reliable internet connection.

Training duration

2 meetings with 2 hours each (4 hours in total)

Trainings topics:

  1. Machines
    • General machine information based on the KARL MAYER machinery programme
    • Machine construction and technical features of tricot machines and Raschel machines
    • Construction, operating principles and interplay of the knitting elements
    • Introduction to the different versions of pattern drives like chain links, pattern discs and electronic pattern drive
    • Yarn feeding units, fabric take-up systems 
  2. Study of fabric constructions
    • Basic stitch constructions in warp knitting
    • Commonly used lappings and their combination
    • Preparation of chain notations and lapping diagrams
    • Analysis of simple basic stitch constructions/patterns 
  3. Textile calculations
    • Dealing with different yarn count systems 
    • Number of yarn ends/threading, spacing/gauges and number of needles
    • Introduction of important formulas e.g. for run-ins, output, warping lengths, fabric weight