Profession knitting textile technician
Knitting textile technicians perform operations related to setting up knitting processes. They may work in weft or warp knitting factories, using digital information technology (CAD) for patterning. They work in cooperation with the physical laboratory technicians in order to ensure error free knitted fabrics. They are responsible for highest productivity rates.
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- Realistic / Conventional
- Knitting machine technology
Manufacturing technologies which use loop forming techniques to convert yarns into fabrics in order to form knitted fabrics.
- Control textile process
Planning and monitoring textile production to achieve control on behalf of quality, productivity and delivery time.
- Use warp knitting technologies
Use warp knitting machine technologies that enable the formation of fabrics. Able to set machines for warp knitting, colour and pattern for monitoring and controlling the warp knitting process on electronic automatic warp knitting machines equipped with multifunction microprocessor and software.
- Measure yarn count
Be able to measure yarn length and mass to assess fineness of roving, sliver and yarn in different measuring systems.Also able to convert into the various numbering system such as tex, Nm, Ne, denier, etc.
- Set-up weft knitting machines
Prepare weft knitting machines. Activities related to preparing for weft knitting process, knitting to specification and keeping the work area clean and safe.
- Manufacture weft knitted fabrics
Perform the operation, monitoring and maintenance of machines and processes to manufacture weft knitting fabrics.
- Develop specifications of technical textiles
Developing specifications for fibre based technical products with functional performances.
- Use weft preparation technologies
Prepare bobbins to be used in textile processing.
- Distinguish fabrics
Distinguish fabrics in order to determine differences among them. Evaluate fabrics based on their characteristics and their application in wearing apparel manufacturing.
- Distinguish accessories
Distinguish accessories in order to determine differences among them. Evaluate accessories based on their characteristics and their application in wearing apparel manufacturing.
- Draw sketches to develop textile articles using softwares
Draw sketches to develop textiles or wearing apparel using softwares. They create visualisations of the motives, patterns or products in order to be manufactured.