Germany-based Karl Mayer Textilmaschinenfabrik GmbH recently held an open house at its Changzhou, China, subsidiary to mark the launch of its new TM WEFT warp knitting machine with weft insertion. The company reports guests traveled from all over China to learn about the new machine. Two versions of a 247” E 24 model — one version featuring one guide bar, and a second with two guide bars — were demonstrated producing a traditional interlining fabric at a speed of 1,500 meters per minute. The machine was designed as a basic model machine to complement Karl Mayer’s WEFTTRONIC® II HKS, a machine targeted at the high-end market.
“Our customers were impressed by our focus on the functions, easy operation and reliability of the TM WEFT,” said Hagen Lotzmann, sales director, Karl Mayer Technische Textilien.