The Indian textile industry is increasingly focusing on synthetic fibres. By processing versatile polymer-based yarn materials, warp knitting is greatly on the rise. In particular when manufacturing lavish lace articles and light, patterned apparel fabrics, the Indian warp knitting mills are setting new trends by using modern Raschel machines and creative ideas. Karl Mayer can provide the Indian companies with both inspiration and high-tech machines. Especially for the production of traditional Indian saris but also of upbeat fashion styles, this innovative textile machinery specialist can offer its Rascheltronic® machine. What can be done with this equipment shows a collection of sophisticated clothing fabrics made by Karl Mayer’s own product developers. “Especially for the Indian apparel market we have developed rigid Rascheltronic® articles with a lace-like, filigree design and country-specific motifs,” explained Stefan Gross from Karl Mayer’s creative section.
When producing the warp-knitted articles, the Rascheltronic® was equipped with one ground guide bar and the Jacquard bar. Both knitting elements processed polyamide, a material which ensures a soft, silky touch and, thus, a pleasant wearing comfort on the skin. However, the fabric not only impresses with its look and feel, but also with its extremely high production efficiency. The RSJ 4/1 in a gauge of E 28 used for this purpose operates at a rotational speed of up to 1,450 min-1.