What is the function of sinkers?
The sinkers for knitting machine
On bearded needle weft knittng machines of the stright bar frame and sinker wheel type, the main purpose of a sinker is to sink or knik the newly laid yarn into a loop as its forward edge or catch advances between the two adjacent needles.
What are the elements of knitting machine?
The circular knitting machine consists three major sections viz, yarn supply, knitting element and fabric take down. The needles are the most important stitch forming elements. They are displaced vertically up and down and are mounted into the tricks or cuts of the knitting cylinder.
What is a cam in knitting?
The part of a knitting machine that controls the movement of the needles or sinkers to produce a desired knitted construction.
What is cam arrangement?
The cam arrangement for a knitting machine has a first support in the form of a cam support (11) and at least one second support in the form of a segment (14) and at least one cam part (16) mounted on the segment.
What is meant by sinker?
1 : one that sinks specifically : a weight for sinking a fishing line, seine, or sounding line. 2 : doughnut. 3 : a fastball that sinks as it reaches the plate.
How many sinkers are used in double jersey machine?
There are no sinkers in double jersey machines. Rib Double Jersey Machine: In this machine the two sets of needles one on cylinder and one on dial are placed at right angles with each other.
What is the purpose of sinkers in a circular knitting machine?
Each sinker is positioned between two needles and its main purpose is to help build the loop. Furthermore, it holds the loops that were formed in the previous circle down when the needle moves upwards and downwards to build the new loops.