FT8602 - KNIT FABRIC PRODUCTION (Syllabus) 2017-regulation Anna University

FT8602 - KNIT FABRIC PRODUCTION (Syllabus) 2017-regulation Anna University

FT8602

KNIT FABRIC PRODUCTION

 LPTC

2002

OBJECTIVES:
• To teach the students about introduction and classification of knitting process.
• To impart knowledge on principles of knitting and types of needles.
• To impart knowledge on weft and warp knitting.

UNIT I

INTRODUCTION

3

Reasons for the growth of the knitting industry. Comparison of fabric properties - wovens, knits and bonded fabrics; classification of knitting processes – weft knit & warp knit; yarn quality requirements for knitting.

UNIT II

FUNDAMENTALS OF KNITTING

6

General definitions and principles of knitting; Types of knitting needles – Bearded, Latch & Compound Needle. Elements of knitted loop structure.


UNIT III

WEFT KNITTING

15

Basic weft knitted structures and their production - plain, rib, interlock and purl; Fundamentals of formation of knit, tuck and float stitches; factors affecting the formation of loop; effect of loop length and shape on fabric properties; Analysis of various types of weft knitted structure. Production of various weft knitted structures using flat knitting machines.

UNIT IV

WARP KNITTING

6

Basic principles; elements of warp knitted loop – open loop, closed loop. Tricot and Rachel warp knitting machines. Warp knitted fabrics – Structures and End uses.

TOTAL : 30 PERIODS

OUTCOMES: Upon completion of this course, the students will be able to know,
• basics of knitting and its principles
• basic principles of weft and warp knitting.

TEXT BOOKS:
1. Ajgaonkar D.B., “Knitting technology”, Universal Publishing Corporation, Mumbai, 1998, ISBN: 81-85027-34-X.
2. Chandrasekhar Iyer, Bernd Mammel and Wolfgang Schach., “Circular Knitting”, Meisenbach GmbH, Bamberg, 1995, ISBN: 3-87525-066-4.

REFERENCES:
1. Spencer D.J., “Knitting Technology”, III Ed., Textile Institute, Manchester, 2001, ISBN: 1 85573 333 1.
2. Samuel Raz., “Flat Knitting: The new generation”, Meisenbach GmbH, Bamberg, 1997, ISBN: 3-87525-054-0.
3. Samuel Raz., “Warp Knitting production”, Melliand Textilberichte, GmbH, Rohrbacher, 1987, ISBN: 3-87529-022-4

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