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This modern, workplace based training centre features state-of-the-art textile technology combined with a wealth of in-house expertise. The training available can be tailor-made to suit the needs of specific companies/individuals.

The manufacturing facility offers Commission Warping, Commission Healding & Commission Weaving, from samples to longer lengths. With experience of many fibre types & both staple and continuous filament yarns, the likelihood is that we would be able to meet the majority of textile manufacturing requirements.

Machinery available in the workshop includes:

Karl Mayer Rot-A-Matic Sample Warper

Single end Warping machine

Capable of handling up to 14 different colours

Fully computerised Control System

Operator friendly Touch-Screen controls

Facility for waxing the warp if required

Length of Warp: Min – 7m Max – 140m

Super Vega Healding Machine

Up to 20 Heald Frames

Working width up to 2400mm

Double lease system

Drop wire facility

331mm (13”) J profile heald wires

Sulzer – Ruti G6200 Weaving Machine

Woven width of 1100mm-1900mm

Staubli dobby up to 16 heald frames

4 colour weft selector

Fringe or burner selvedge formation.

Upper beam assembly for double or technical fabrics.

Rapier can run on support teeth for normal yarns or race board for filament and Technical yarns

Vamatex Leonardo Weaving Machine

8 Colour handling capability

Woven width of 1100mm-2100mm

Fimtextile rotary dobby shedding system, capable of accommodating up to 20 heald frames

Electronic Computer Console controls the let off, take up, design, colour, pattern, cloth length and all statistical data

Featuring the latest Dracup electronic Name Selvedge system, capable of weaving a name selvedge consisting of up to 64 ends each side or even a different name edge on either side.

Selvedge options: Fringe, “Tuck-in” + Burner for man made/filament yarns.


Healding Machine in Operation

Healding 2

Warping Machine in Operation

Knotting Machine in Operation

The Sulzer Weaving Machine in Operation

01484 346500