Switzerland-based Rieter Textile
Systems’ Spun Yarn Systems business reports its new-generation RSB-D 40 autoleveler draw frame and
SB-D 40 draw frame without leveling offer production rates of up to 1,100 meters per minute, and
10-percent higher delivery speeds than earlier models for all materials.
Other reported benefits include improved yarn quality thanks to enhanced leveling dynamics,
new suction drafting system and improved scanning accuracy; 10-percent lower energy consumption
compared with earlier models; and an AUTOhelp integrated spectrogram fault diagnosis system to
facilitate troubleshooting. The new draw frames also feature a CLEANcoil sliver coiler that allows
coiling of man-made fiber slivers without cleaning at unprecedented running times, and a special
nonmechanical solution for cutting sliver.
The RSB-D 40 also features AUTOset self-adjusting leveling, and the SB-D 40 offers
additional suction in the feeding section. Simple menu guidance, buttons for direct access and
on-line help are included in the graphic display; and an electronic instruction manual that
includes videos facilitates operation and maintenance of the new draw frames, according to