The List of Weaving Machineries | List of Different Kinds of Loom

In ancient time, men wore bulk of the tree or skin of different kinds of animal . By the development of human civilization, they started to wear cloth. In the first, they weaved cloth with hand. As a result production was so much little. Even to weave one cloth had to take one week or more time. After the revolution of time, men started to use power loom and the present modern loom to produce fabric.

We can define weaving machine or loom in the following way; Weaving is done on a machine called a loom or weaving machine. All the weaves that are known today have been made for thousands of years. The loom has undergone significant modifications, but the basic principles and operations remain the same. Warp yarns are held taut within the loom, and weft yarns are inserted and pushed into place to make the fabric.

Weaving factory
Fig: Weaving factory
There are many kinds of weaving looms to choose from, depending on what you plan to weave. Some looms are fairly small and simply mastered by their users. In this article, I will give list of different types of loom or weaving machines.

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But one thing, although loom is a weaving machine. We can also called all types of weaving preparatory machines are weaving machines.

The List of Weaving Machines:

1. Winding Machine:

  a. Precision Winding machine
  b. Non- Precision Winding machine

2. Creeling Machine

3. Warping Machine


   a. High speed Warping Machine
   b. Sectional Warping Machine

4. Sizing Machine

   a. Slasher Sizing Machine
   b. Ball warp Sizing Machine
   c. Hank sizing machine

List of Different kind of Loom:

  a. Hand loom
  b. Power loom

a. Hand loom

  1. Primitive loom
  2. Pit loom
  3. Frame loom
  4. Chittaranjan loom
  5. Hatersley loom
b. Power loom
  1. Air jet loom
  2. Water jet loom
  3. Rapier loom
  4. Multiphase loom
See Also:
  1. List of Textile Machineries are used in Textile Manufacturing
  2. Dyeing Machineries/Printing Machineries/Finishing
  3. List of Knitting Machines | Machineries aer Used for Garments Manufacturing
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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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