Circular Knitting Machine | Different Parts of Circular Knitting Machine

Circular knitting machine:
The principle for circular knitting machine feed from the knitting elements yarn moves from the yarn supply or creel through guides to stop motions control above the machine, then back down to tension controls and yarn feeding devices to the knitting elements. Quality products can be produced only on stop motion and yarn feeding functions are properly set.

Then inter get action knitting and needles form loops. The course at the needle of the machine between the take up and yarn feeding mechanism. Circular weft knitting, needle let one after the other in a sequence for each yarn. Loops are formed horizontally by needle knitting around the cylinder forming a tube. After yarn is knit on the knitting elements the knitted fabric passed over a spiral mechanism through take-up roller and round a roll. This electrical spiral distribute the take-up tension uniformly and reliable to fabric confirm flat tube.

Fig: Circular knitting machine
Different parts of circular knitting machine:
  1. Chassis
  2. Main foot
  3. Side foot
  4. Supporting ring
  5. Needle cylinder
  6. Guide way
  7. Yarn carrier
  8. Cam box ring
  9. Yarn feed device
  10. Feeding the yarn
  11. Central machine axis
  12. Protective cover
  13. Working platform
  14. Upper step
  15. Lowest step
  16. Horizontal axis
  17. Safety railing
  18. Roller
  19. Holding rods 
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Mazharul Islam Kiron is a textile consultant and researcher on online business promotion. He is working with one European textile machinery company as a country agent. He is also a contributor of Wikipedia.

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