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Automatic Flat Knitting Machines

The structure of an automatic flat knitting machine is very similar to a manual knitting machine. The difference is that the various systems are driven by a motor.

Automatic flat knitting machine An automatic flat knitting machine incorporates the following systems : S: base A: fabric take-down motion B - E: reading system (to read programs from cards or other punched carriers) H: needle-beds F - I: thread guide and colour-change system L - M: carriage and cam-lock holder O - P: drive and transmission system R: electric fittings and safety devices Q: tensioners G: lateral control system

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Chapter: Flat Knitting Machine