Carpet weaving

ALPHA 500 UNIVERSAL

Applications
  • Cut pile
  • Cut pile and flat fabrics
  • Patterning on the ground
  • Weft patterning
  • Reverse
  • Sisal
  • High pile
  • Loop
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The ALPHA 500 UNIVERSAL carpet weaving machine has been developed for customers that produce a wide variety of carpet qualities, with different carpet sizes up to 5.3 m weaving width.

This weaving machine is Stäubli's answer to today's market requirements such as rapid design changes and sophisticated weave structures. With a wide array of standard features, it delivers very high flexibility in terms of application and patterning.

Advantages

  • Up to 92 colour combinations can be realized on an 8 frame machine due to the possible double and triple point technique.
  • Depending on the reed density up to 16 colours are possible.
  • High densities and carpets with up to 2 mio. points/sqm can be produced.
  • Up to 33,792 pile threads by combining four Jacquard machines on the top
  • The system offers exceptional  operational reliability

Main characteristics

ALPHA 500 UNIVERSAL

Functional principle

Double rapier system with take-over on the top, direct drive technology

Control

1 centralized controller

Shed formation of pile yarn

Jacquard machine LX2493, number of pile threads from 6,720 up to 33,792 by combining up to 4 machines

Shed formation of the ground warp

Electronically controlled rotary dobby S2688 with 12 harness frames

Maintenance

Centralized, liquid cooled