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The looms are in good condition with all parts MADE IN ITALY. 10 FRAME 1.5 CLOTH ROLE 1.5 WARP BEAM Location : ASIA (South)

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Loom with creel for fiberglass (288 positions) AT2 panel control 6 heald frames 2 accumulators ROJ 5000 heald... Year(s) : 2004 Location : EUROPE (Western and Northern)

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with MICROPROCESSOR mechanic dobby STAUBLI 16 shats (6 colours) Year(s) : 1989 Location : EUROPE (Western and Northern)

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1 Dornier loom PTS 8/S, year 2004 ww. 2200 mm, AT 2 controller, with creel (for glass fibre) 288 positions,... Year(s) : 1998, 1999, 2001, 2004, 2005 Location : EUROPE (Western and Northern)

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1 loom width 380cm year 2016 1 loom width 340cm year 2018 Staubli dobby S3020 e3 DRC/CaCAN, for 20 heald fram... Year(s) : 2016, 2018 Location : EUROPE (Central and Eastern)

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2 looms width 250cm (2 looms width 230cm = SOLD) Staubli dobby S3020 e3 DRC/CaCAN, for 20 heald frames Guided... Year(s) : 2018 Location : EUROPE (Central and Eastern)

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Electronic AT –Dialog Panel AT1 Mechanic Dobby Staubli 2037 –18 levers Electronic Warp Let Off (EWL) and Clot... Year(s) : 1995 Location : EUROPE (Western and Northern)

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2 DORNIER RAPIER LOOMS, MODEL HTV8/S 2,10m YEAR 1989 Equipped with: 8 Colours Electronic Dobby STAUBLI 2667,... Year(s) : 1989 Location : EUROPE (Western and Northern)

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5- Dornier GTV 8 / SD 1987 - 200 cm wide - 2x with 2 organs - Staubli B-02 -1987 with a maximum of 20 lines... Year(s) : 1987 Location : EUROPE (Western and Northern)

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working width 3.400 mm with STAEUBLI dobby 16 shafts installed single beam 10 heals frames 3 weft feeders 1.5... Year(s) : 2005 Location : EUROPE (Western and Northern)

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12 LOOMS WITH DOBBY + 06 LOOMS WITH JACQUARDS 2x Vamatex P1001ES - Dobby Fimtextile RD 840 - 8 colors. Electro... Location : EUROPE (Western and Northern)

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06 VAMATEX P1001ES, WIDTH 190CM, WITH DOBBY, YEAR 1995. 02 VAMATEX P1001ES, WIDTH 230CM, WITH DOBBY, YEAR 1996... Year(s) : 1995, 1996, 1999, 2007, 2008 Location : EUROPE (Western and Northern)

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WW 2300 mm 8 colours Electronic weft insertion by computer STAUBLI dobby type KT with 20 shafts Location : EUROPE (Western and Northern)

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8 colours Electronic Staubli dobby 2861 (20 shafts) Free flight rapiers Quantity 6 Each machine complete with... Year(s) : 2007 Location : EUROPE (Western and Northern)

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Dornier 180cm 2 sets 280 cm 2 sets Year(s) : 2014 Location : ASIA (China - Taiwan - HKG)

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(7) 250 cm (3) 200 cm EDU Control Electronic let-off Year(s) : 1988, 1991 Location : AMERICA North (USA-Canada-Mexico)

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With SOCOS rapier looms 20/20 lever installed With SOCOS Program 8 color Each loom equipped with 2 weft feede... Year(s) : 1989 Location : ASIA (North East)

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20/16 + lever installed 8 colorElectronic lrt off Mechnical take up Each loom equipped with 02 weft feeder 6 p... Year(s) : 1991 Location : -

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Sulzer Ruti F2001 with Dobby 2 colours Selvedge jacquard included Serial from 367384 to 370430 Each loom eq... Location : ASIA (South)

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4 x Picanol Gammax 6-R-190 year 2004 Staubli dobby 2670/20/16 levers. 10 Heald frames. 6 weft feeders LGL Siri... Year(s) : 1999, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004 Location : ASIA (South East)

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8 COLORS SELECTOR WITH FIMTESSILE DOBBY RD3010 WITH 20 LEVERS. ACCESSORIES FOR EACH LOOM: N. 04 WEFT FEEDERS... Year(s) : 2000, 2002 Location : EUROPE (Western and Northern)

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3 x 1993 1 x 1996 Staubli 2667 Electronic dobby with 20 under motions complete (Loom 3 has 17 u/m) 4 ECS colo... Year(s) : 1993, 1996 Location : EUROPE (Western and Northern)

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9 Gamma’s -4-R-190cm 1998j - 9x winding in the machine - 9x 12 blades ( to be checked again !!) - 9x GO insert... Year(s) : 1997, 1998 Location : EUROPE (Western and Northern)

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10 x 200 Cm 2 x 220 Cm EDU Year(s) : 1990 Location : EUROPE (Western and Northern)

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You can find used Looms (rapier) on Wotol

The main manufacturers of Looms (rapier) are Vamatex, Somet, Picanol, Dornier, Sulzer, Nuovo pignone, Smit, Panter, Itema, Tsudakoma, Ishikawa, Saurer, Ssangyong, etc
The main models of Looms (rapier) are PTS, PTV, HTV, Optimax, Gammax, Alpha, Leonardo, R9500, G6300, GS900, Super Excel, Thema 11, P1001, etc
 
HS code 8446 - Weaving machines (looms)
HS code 8446 30 00 - For weaving fabrics of a width exceeding 30 cm, shuttleless type 

Rapier weaving is one of the technology for weaving with, air jet weaving, water jet weaving, projectile weaving.

There are still few weaving companies using older methods like shuttle looms weaving and even hand weaving.

With rapier looms the weft yarn is carried through the warp with rapiers.

In rapier technology the weft yarn is carried by grippers with flexible tapes or rigid profiles.

The grippers meet in the meedle of the loom and exchange the yard.

There are two types of grippers: negative grippers which is the most common type and positive grippers.

Positive gripper offers the best flexibility because it can catch any type of yarn during the same weaving process.

Rapier weaving is the most commonly used technology. It offers more versality than other technoligy such as air jet and higher productivity than projectile looms as an example.

Rapier weaving is suitable for any type of fabric: clothing, home fursnishing or technical.

The width of the looms varies from 150cm to 540 cm for the widest.

They can be fitted with dobby (also cam) and jacquard.

Main air jet looms producers are Picanol (Belgium), Dornier (germany), Itema (Italy), Sulzer (Swiss), Somet (Italy), Vamatex (Italy), SMIT (Italy), Panter (Italy) and older manufacturers like Nuovo Pignone (Italy) Saurer Diedrich (France) of SACM MAV (France).
 

FAQ corner - questions and answers received from members

Q: Is Dornier the only loom with positive grippers?
A: There are other looms with positive grippers such as Panter or the Saurer Vamatex 9000+ but Dornier is the most spread and popular brand. Picanol is working on positive grippers too.

Q: What is the benefit of Picanol Sumo motor?
A: Picanol Sumo motor gives you more flexibility. It can manage the slow motion. Also it is more eco friendly because it has lower electric consuption. It also enalbles an easy pick finding.

Q: I have been offered recent G6300 but I thought Sulzer stopped production in before 2004.
A: Seems the G6300 is now produced in China under license by an other brand but we don't have many information about it.

Q: What is the difference between free flight and guided hooks?
A: In guided hook rapier technology the tape that holds the gripper is driven inside a chanel of hooks. IN the case of free flight there is no more hooks. There is less friction with the free flight technology but for some types of fabric this technology is not suitable and guided hood is recommended.


Q: I want to weave very large fabric. What are the widest rapier looms available on the market?
A: You can find Some Dornier and Picanol looms in 540cm. Seems it is difficult to go wider because of the limitation of possible lenght of rapier tapes or rapier profiles. If you want to weave wider fabric you should consider Sulzer projectile looms.

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