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Vamatex P1001ES Width 190 Cm 1996 2 IRO weft feeders 1,5 cloth roller 4 color Maquineta dobby 1,5 beam... Year(s) : 1996 Location : EUROPE (Western and Northern)

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Picanol GTX Width 190 CM 4 IRO Luna weft feeders 1 cloth roller 4 colors Staubli dobby 2660 16 levers 1... Year(s) : 1997 Location : EUROPE (Western and Northern)

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Vamatex Leonardo Width 230 Cm Year 2001 Fimtextile dobby 20 levers 3 ROJ weft feeder 2 Cloth roller 4... Year(s) : 2001 Location : AMERICA (Central and South)

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Dialog Panel 1 Electronic Warp Let Off (EWL) Electronic Cloth Take Up (ECT) Electronic Dobby Staubli 2667 2... Year(s) : 1992 Location : EUROPE (Western and Northern)

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Somet Super Excel HTP year 1999 (x6) and 2002 (x6) 2 looms with jacquarette CX160 3 looms with selvedge CMX MA... Year(s) : 1999, 2002 Location : EUROPE (Western and Northern)

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8 colours FIMTEXTILE dobby RD840 with 20 shafts Loom equipped with: 4 accumulators 2 warp beams (flanges 800... Year(s) : 1996 Location : EUROPE (Western and Northern)

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Remaining for sale: 8 pcs instead of 48 Staubli dobby 2670 for 20 levers Cluch type INVERTER The looms are... Year(s) : 1996 Location : MIDDLE EAST

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Staubli dobby with 12 levers Electronic let off motion Each loom equipped with: 4 colors 4 LGL smart weft fee... Year(s) : 2005 Location : AMERICA North (USA-Canada-Mexico)

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Somet Super Excel/ Excel/ Thema 11 104 Dobby 2 x Somet Super Excel 1.90mt. width, 1997-1998 model, 20... Year(s) : 1994, 1996, 1997, 1998 Location : MIDDLE EAST

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4 Levers Total 16 machines 2014-15 make RPM 220 Running With 4 frames 1.5 beam and cloth roll 1 accumulator E... Year(s) : 2014, 2015 Location : ASIA (China - Taiwan - HKG)

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PANTER X 4 h 2100 ww 210 dobby STAUBLI 20/20/20 8 colors nr. 2 weft feeders ROJ QUARZ nr. 2 cloth rollers... Year(s) : 1998 Location : EUROPE (Central and Eastern)

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staubli 2668 2 feeder, 12 frames beam 1.5, roller 1.5 running conditions ok just stop Year(s) : 2003 Location : ASIA (China - Taiwan - HKG)

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<b>4 x SOMET ALPHA WEAVING MACHINE, WW 2300 MM, 2004</b> STAUBLI DOBBY (2670 B/2) 12 HEALD FRAMES F... Year(s) : 2004 Location : MIDDLE EAST

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10 Dornier model GTN, rigid rapier looms Staubli dobby 2216 Control panel Each loom with: 2 beams dia 800 1 c... Year(s) : 1985, 1986 Location : AMERICA North (USA-Canada-Mexico)

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model:pegasus origin Italy 2 feeder, 4 frames 1.5 beam, 1.5 roller Staubli 2612 boby running conditions Year(s) : 1996 Location : ASIA (China - Taiwan - HKG)

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With Staubli 2670 Dobby YOM 2002 reconditioned in 2014 by Somet. Since then rarely used. 6 heald frames each... Year(s) : 2002 Location : RUSSIA and Central Asia

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Remaining : 27 pcs 4 colours installed with Fimtextile electronic dobby, type RD 840 20 shafts capacity, 12-20... Year(s) : 1996, 1997 Location : AMERICA (Central and South)

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20 LEVER INSTALLED ELECTRONIC LET OFF ELECTRIC TAKE UP 8 COLOR QUICK STEP... Year(s) : 2005 Location : ASIA (North East)

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2 machines equipped with top beam 8 colours warp stop motion bar electr. warp let-off (EWL) 1 warp beam (dia.... Year(s) : 1988 Location : EUROPE (Western and Northern)

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1 roller 1 beam 16 shafts 3/4 feeder 6/8 frames running condition Year(s) : 2009 Location : ASIA (China - Taiwan - HKG)

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16 Levers installed 3 Prewinders (IRO 1131) 12 Frames 1.5 Warpbeams (805mm Flange dia) 1.5 Clothrollers Heddle... Year(s) : 2002 Location : MIDDLE EAST

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4 X FAST "R" YOC 2x95/1x94/1x93 STAUBLI DOBBY 2660/20 LEVERS 8 COLOURS 13 HEALD FRAMES 4 WEFT FEEDERS 3 BEAM... Year(s) : 1991, 1993, 1994, 1995 Location : ASIA (South)

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20 shafts installed 12 frame 3 weft feeding 1.5 warping beam, 1.5 fabric beam 10.000 heald wires, 10.000 dropp... Year(s) : 1999 Location : MIDDLE EAST

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4 x 2008, 14 x 2007 20 shafts installed, 12 frame 3 weft feeding 1.5 warping beam, 1.5 fabric beam 10.000 h... Year(s) : 2007, 2008 Location : MIDDLE EAST

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20 shafts installed 12 frame 3 weft feeding 1.5 warping beam 1.5 fabric beam 10.000 heald wires 10.000 dropper... Year(s) : 1999 Location : MIDDLE EAST

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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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