Schönherr’s Carpet Weaving Machine Provides Flexibility

Schönherr’s Carpet WeavingMachine Provides Flexibility

Schönherr GmbH, Germany, a member of the Stäubli Group, recently introduced the Alpha 360 for
face-to-face, and loop- and cut-pile carpet weaving.The Alpha 360 comes equipped with the automated
Stäubli Dobby type 2685 and three-position jacquard machine, which provide quick changeover from
one weaving style to another and enable more than 220 weave structures for six different carpet
qualities.According to Schönherr, advancements in the machine’s weft insertion and gripper system
make the Alpha 360 extremely efficient and flexible, and reduce production costs.

Spring 2004