Used Looms (rapier)738 results
8 colours With 16-20 shafts installing Accessories: 12 Heald Frames 04 İro 1,5 Warp Beam 1,5 Cloth Rollers 6... Year(s) : 1997 Location : MIDDLE EAST
SUMO motor 2 looms LDEC ELSY 4 colors 4 weft feeders Staubli 2861 Dobby with 20 shafts and 16 levers instale... Year(s) : 1999 Location : EUROPE (Western and Northern)
4 weft feeding 1 pcs fabric beam 1 pcs warp beam 16 frame installed and running position. Year(s) : 1988 Location : MIDDLE EAST
20 shafts, 8 color 4 feeder ,10 frame 1.5 beam ,1.5 roller 6000 dropper ,6000 wire 1 reed running on shirt... Year(s) : 2002 Location : ASIA (China - Taiwan - HKG)
• Beam ( 1000 mm) : 1.5 pcs/ loom • Batching motion : 1 set/ loom • 2 feeders/ loom • Heald frame : 6 pcs/ loo... Year(s) : 1994 Location : ASIA (China - Taiwan - HKG)
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8 colour 10 frames 1.5 beam and cloth roll 3 accumulator 5000 heddles and dropers Machine excellent working w... Year(s) : 2007 Location : ASIA (South)
Dornier HTVM / E6 yoc 1990 ww. 1900 mm max. 10 levers 2 pre-feeder double weft insertion AT controller... Year(s) : 1990 Location : EUROPE (Western and Northern)
Electronic letoff and takeoff 6 heald frame 1.5 beam 1.5 clothroll 2 accumeter 5000 Drop pin and Healdwire Rpm... Year(s) : 2001 Location : MIDDLE EAST
Picanol rapier looms GTM-6-R yoc 1983 ww. 1900 mm pre-feeder ROJ AT 1200 Kaiser dobby 6 heald frames 1 wa... Year(s) : 1983 Location : EUROPE (Western and Northern)
STAUBLI ELECTRONIC DOBBY 2668 TYPE 20/18 INSTALLED 8 COLORS EACH LOOM EQUIPPED WITH 4 WEFT FEEDER 16 HEALD FR... Year(s) : 1999 Location : ASIA (North East)
23 Unit TSUDAKOMA FR001 Year 1991, Width 190Cm, Cam, Max speed 250 Rpm, Feeder 1pc, Healds & Dropper @ 8000... Year(s) : 1991 Location : ASIA (South East)
7 x VAMATEX P1001ES of year 1996 Staubli Dobby 2660 20/20/20 Full Mode 4 x VAMATEX P1001E of year 1994 Fimtes... Year(s) : 1989, 1994, 1996 Location : MIDDLE EAST
PICANOL Gamma clutch type Staubli dobby 2670 with 20 shafts 6 colours with invertor system Each loom with:... Year(s) : 1996 Location : MIDDLE EAST
Picanol optimax Width 190cm Yoc 2011-2012 2622B Dobby 3 feeders 6-8 frames 12 shafts 1.5 beam 1.5... Year(s) : 2011, 2012 Location : ASIA (China - Taiwan - HKG)
GAMMA 4-R Year: 2000 width: 1900 cm SUMO engines With LDEC ; ELSY 4 colors; 4 weft feeders Staubli 286... Year(s) : 2000 Location : ASIA (South)
Picanol gamma 2003 model 2668 dobby 20 shafts installed 190 cm width 8 frame 8 color 6 feeder 1.... Year(s) : 2003 Location : ASIA (China - Taiwan - HKG)
Thema Excel Rapier loom YOC 1995 2612 dobby 8 frame 12 shaft 2 feeder running condition Year(s) : 1995 Location : ASIA (China - Taiwan - HKG)
Machine from PICANOL training centre With extra set of new transformation parts towards double warp beam + cen... Year(s) : 2007 Location : EUROPE (Central and Eastern)
Year: 1999 (x6) and 2002 (x6) Promatech Somet Super Excel H.T.P. Staubli dobby 2670 22 shafts 8 colours Ea... Year(s) : 1999, 2002 Location : EUROPE (Western and Northern)
Dornier loom GTN 8/SD yoc 1982 ww. 1800 mm 4 colours pre-feeder Savitec-B1 and ROJ Quarz HT Kaiser dob... Year(s) : 1982 Location : EUROPE (Western and Northern)
Picanol GTX-plus width 190cm 2005 yoc Staubli 2650 dobby 8 Frame 2 feeder 1 beam 1 roller stopp... Year(s) : 2005 Location : ASIA (China - Taiwan - HKG)
Vamatex EK 1001 YOC 2001 width in 190 cm 2 feeder 6-8 frames 1 beam 1.5 roller running condition Year(s) : 2001 Location : ASIA (China - Taiwan - HKG)
Picanol GAMMA-8-R WW - 190 cm YOC - 2000/2001 8 Color Looms with SUMO Motor with Staubli 2670 Dobby 18/20... Year(s) : 2000, 2001 Location : ASIA (South)
10 Sets Somet THEMA 11 7 sets 210 cm ww 1993 yoc 3 sets 220 cm ww 1992 yoc 8 colours electronic staubli dob... Year(s) : 1993 Location : EUROPE (Central and Eastern)
Staubli dobby 2660 with 12 shafts (10 installed) Each loom equipped: 2 accumulators (not those on the photos)... Year(s) : 1990 Location : EUROPE (Western and Northern)
You can find used Looms (rapier) on Wotol
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.