Carpet weaving technologies

ALPHA 500 series for ultra-flexible carpet production

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Today’s carpet market craves individuality and demands high standards in terms of workmanship and materials. Trends are often short-lived and differ greatly depending on country and culture. To stay at the forefront of the carpet market, weaving mills must fulfill customers’ requirements effectively and swiftly.

When it comes to trends, improvements, and innovations in carpet manufacturing, Stäubli – with its product line Schönherr carpet systems featuring the ALPHA 500 series – is a key player.

In the following, you can learn more about the latest trends in woven carpets and the technologies that make them possible – all available with ALPHA carpet weaving machines.

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Vintage-look carpets

Stäubli ALPHA 500 series of Schönherr weaving machines allows weaving carpets with a pile height of less than 3mm. Thus, they are an ideal solution for weavers striving for economical production of low-pile carpets such as lightweight carpeting, easy foldable carpets, or vintage-look rugs. Using options like the unique binding technology “Multi Weft Effect Duo”, designers can create carpets with the realistic appearance of unevenly worn spots.

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Low-pile weaving technology

Uniform pile height is the challenge in low-pile weaving. The ALPHA 500 weaving machine with low-pile lancets gives mills the freedom to weave unique creations with virtually no design limitations and without damaging the carpet ground even when the pile is very low.

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Outdoor carpet weaving

With its flexible ALPHA 500 series of weaving systems, Stäubli allows carpet mills to capitalize on the current trend of outdoor carpeting, economically producing good quality while benefitting from high productivity. The broad range of Schönherr binding technologies allows the creation of carpets that are both stylish and weather resistant.