This document covers the different types of weaving and knitting machines defined in ISO 5247 (all parts) and ISO 7839, respectively.
It is applicable to:
- full-width weaving machines with weft insertion by:
rigid, telescopic or flexible rapiers;
hydraulic (waterjet) or by pneumatic (airjet) nozzle;
narrow fabric weaving machines with weft insertion by shuttles or needles;
knitting machinery including:
flat bed knitting;
cotton (flat weft weaving);
- other fabric manufacturing machines e.g.:
multi-phase weaving machines;
circular weaving machines;
stitch bonding machines.
NOTE Because of the high requirements on measurement conditions, grade 1 methods are normally not feasible for textile machinery.