Technical parameters – ALPHA 500 XHDC

Max. number of
pile threads
Jacquard format
20160A + A + A
25344B + B + B
26880A + A + A + A
33792B + B + B + B
Main characteristicsALPHA 500 XHDC
Functional principleDouble rapier system with take-over on top, direct drive technology.

One multi-colour touchscreen interface for the whole system; data transfer between weaving machine, Jacquard machine, dobby, and warp-beam stand by Ethernet-based real-time bus; energy recuperation. 
Shed formation of pile yarn Electronically controlled Stäubli 3-position Jacquard machine type LX 2493; heavy-duty bearings, gearbox, and coaxial shaft system; optimized M6T modules; up to 4 Jacquard heads on top of one loom; heavy-duty filters; Quick Link harness connection; liquid-cooled servo drive.
Shed formation of warp yarnServo-controlled UNIVAL 500T dobby with up to 16 frames.


Centralized liquid-cooled lubrication system; maintenance intervals are electronically monitored and displayed. Remote diagnostics are possible.