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Stäubli introduces the Safir Pro S67

Measured data through image processing and data analytics, using advanced algorithms and software assists the weaving process.

13th June 2024

Innovation in Textiles
 |  Istanbul


At the recent ITM 2024 exhibition in Istanbul (June 4-6), Switzerland’s Stäubli showcased its latest Safir Pro S67 drawing-in machine which was en route to Turkish company Lutuf Mensucat, based in Kahramanmaras.

The machine benefits from the latest AWC 2.0 layer and offset management which supports efficiency in the  automatic drawing-in of double warp beam weaving applications with staple fibres, especially in fancy denim applications. AWC 2.0 interprets measured data through image processing and data analytics, using advanced algorithms and software and high-performance processors to expand the ability of mills to produce unique designs.

“Currently, our daily production output averages 50,000 metres on 248 weaving machines,” says Nihat Ozpolat of Lutuf Mensucat. “In order to meet the various market demands, we always invest in first-tier, high-performance machinery. Our investment in the Stäubli Safir Pro S67 will pave the way for a smoother and more efficient weaving process, leading to high-quality fabric production and quick adaptation to market needs.”

Other technologies highlighted by Stäubli at the Istanbul show included  the S3280 rotary dobby for ultra-high-speed operation with minimal vibration. The dobby, combined with the new e32g transmission, has been designed for maximum productivity in frame-weaving mills. It features a fully integrated cooling system, optimised and regulated thermal control, enhanced temperature operation, a new lubrication system and the capacity to handle heavier loads.

The X Pro Jacquard is meanwhile controlled by Noemi electronics architecture and the TC8 controller for reliability, ease of use and reduced energy consumption.

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