Sulzer Exhibits Projectile Wire-Weaving Machine

Sulzer ExhibitsProjectile Wire-Weaving MachineHighlighting the abilities of its Customized Weaving Technology (CWT) department, Switzerland-based Sulzer Textil Ltd. recently demonstrated its new P7D projectile weaving machine at the Wire international trade fair in Dusseldorf, Germany.The P7D can weave steel wire up to 0.32 millimeters (mm) in diameter and aluminum wire up to 0.4 mm in diameter, with form-tucked selvages having no sharp edges. The machines top speed of 360 revolutions per minute allows for maximum weft-insertion rates of 790 meters per minute. The machine is available in widths of up to 220 centimeters. August 2002