SITEX trade fair will be held at the Surat International Exhibition and Convention Centre (SIECC) in Surat, India from 6-8 January 2024. As of last year’s successful edition, Stäubli will again be showcasing its state-of-the-art technology for efficient weaving. The company’s machinery range covers the entire spectrum of yarn types to be woven and includes a wide array of dedicated solutions for processing synthetic fibres, which are very important in the Surat region. Visitors to the trade fair are invited to stop by Booth 256 to gain a good overview of Stäubli’s wide range of solutions and discover the latest developments in high-performance weaving technology.
Stäubli is a leading global supplier of Jacquard technology. Indian mills rely on the company’s solutions for weaving all sorts of Jacquard fabrics, from home textiles to technical fabrics, narrow to large-format applications, and apparel fabrics, including saris. It’s difficult to imagine a Jacquard weaving mill without a solution by Stäubli. Stäubli Jacquard machines have become a central element in mills that demand high productivity and top quality because they deliver a broad range of decisive benefits such as top energy efficiency and unsurpassed production speeds. Introduced at India ITME in December 2022, the LX PRO Jacquard machine is now in operation in many weaving mills around the world. It is equipped with the Stäubli TC8 controller, NOEMI electronics architecture for unmatched reliability in data transmission, and MX PRO modules – a combination of components that delivers significant energy savings.
Image: LX PRO Jacquard machine
High-speed frame-weaving solutions for any application
Whether using rapier, air-jet, or water-jet weaving machines, mills can choose from a wide range of Stäubli dobbies, including the S3000 / S3200 electronic rotary dobby series, or Stäubli cam motions like the S1600 / S1700 series. Visitors to the Stäubli booth will observe the renowned S1692 cam motion, which handles up to 8 lifting units. It can weave a wide variety of applications and has been installed in numerous mills around the globe. Observing such machines in action gives a very good idea of the operational speed and performance that can be achieved. These dobbies and cam motions can be operated with the latest generation of e32/33 transmissions, which offer benefits like reduced time and cost of maintenance thanks to maintenance-free bearings and other engineering features. These machines and transmissions promise long service life so mills can plan on long years of efficient production.
Image: SAFIR S32 automatic drawing-in machine
Automated weaving preparation solutions from Stäubli – the pioneering leader
Stäubli began focusing on the challenges of high quality in style and warp changes decades ago. The Group’s R&D specialists, field engineers, technicians, and sales personnel collaborate closely with weaving mills to constantly perfect the company’s range of tying machines and SAFIR automatic drawing-in machines, as with the previous DELTA range. Currently offering three tying machines, the TOPMATIC, TIEPRO, and MAGMA, Stäubli covers the tying process for an extensive range of yarn types, from the finest yarns to coarse yarns and even PP tapes. Stäubli tying machines have become essential equipment in modern weaving mills that insist on top quality.
Image: S1692 cam motion
The Stäubli booth at SITEX presents a perfect opportunity to delve into the world of Stäubli original automation solutions that support a smooth downstream weaving process. Visitors should be sure not to miss the SAFIR S32 automatic drawing-in machine for filament warps. It is equipped with unique Stäubli AWC 2.0 technology, including double-end detection as a standard feature. The optional AWC 2.0 layer & offset management function allows the processing of complex repeats and double layers. Full of ingenious new features, this automation solution is an ideal way to improve the efficiency of style changes and streamline the mill’s downstream weaving process.
About the Stäubli Group / Stäubli Textile / Stäubli India
Stäubli is a global mechatronics solutions provider with four divisions: Electrical Connectors, Fluid Connectors, Robotics, and Textile. The Stäubli Group is based in Switzerland, with a presence in 29 countries. The global workforce of more than 5,700 shares a commitment to partnering with customers in nearly every industry to provide comprehensive solutions with long-term support. Stäubli Textile has been developing and producing high-quality systems for the global weaving industry for over 130 years. The importance of the Indian market impelled the Stäubli Group to establish its own subsidiary in India, following several decades of representation by a local agent. Stäubli India was established in 1993 and has since become a major supplier the Indian textile industry. The head office, with showroom and training facility, is located in the heart of Mumbai. Stäubli not only provides machinery but ensures optimal availability by providing maintenance services, training, consultation, and original spare parts. In order to deliver these services rapidly and conveniently, Stäubli has local after-sales technicians present in various areas of India including South India, Central Maharashtra-Ichalkaranji & Kolhapur, South India-Coimbatore, Surat-Gujarat, and Ahmedabad-Gujarat. Learn more about Stäubli at SITEX 2024 in Surat.