Carpet weaving


  • Cut pile
  • Cut pile and flat fabrics
  • Patterning on the ground
  • Weft patterning
  • Reverse
  • Sisal
  • High pile
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The ALPHA 560 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.


  • Up to 92 colour combinations can be realized due to the possible double and triple point technique.
  • Depending on the reed density up to 16 colours are possible.
  • Low, mid-range and high density carpets 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


Functional principle

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


1 centralized controller

Shed formation of pile yarn

Jacquard machine LX2493, up to 33,792 pile threads by combining 4 machines

Shed formation of the ground warp

Electronically controlled dobby with up to 12/16 harness frames


Centralized, liquid cooled