A knitting machine is thus an apparatus for applying mechanical movement, either hand or power drive to primary knitting elements, in order to convert yarn into knitted loop structure & to produce different types of knitted fabric from yarn.
1.This may be circular or flat type.
2.The yarn supply consists of:-
c)Yarn feed control device
d)Yarn feed guide.
a)Needle: To form loop.
b)Sinker: To hold down the new loop.
c)Cam: To up and down of the needle during knitting.
4.The machine has a fabric take way mechanism and this mechanism consists of:-
a)Fabric tensioning device.
b)Fabric wind up device (roller).
5.During production, some checking points of the machine acts simultaneously:-
b)Fabric fault detector.
e)Dust removal system.