Warp Threads

Some articles on warp, warp threads, threads, thread, warps:

Textile Manufacturing By Pre-industrial Methods - Fabric Formation - Weaving - Loom
... floor loom Wood frame Seat for weaver Warp beam Warp threads Back beam or platen Rods – used to make a shed Heddle bar heddle- the eye shuttle with weft yarn Shed Completed fabric ... provides the means of fixing the length-wise threads, called the warp, and keeping them under tension ... The warp threads are wound on a roller called the warp beam, and attached to the cloth beam which will hold the finished material ...
... Each thread in the warp passes through a heddle, which is used to separate the warp threads for the passage of the weft ... Each heddle has an eye in the center where the warp is threaded through ... As there is one heddle for each thread of the warp, there can be near a thousand heddles used for fine or wide warps ...
Shed (weaving) - Poor Shed
... There are many things that can cause the warp threads not to separate cleanly, and thus produce a poor shed ... A slack warp, threads set too closely in the reed, or increase of friction on the first foot or so of the warp where the threads were handled all cause poor sheds ...
Lancashire Loom - The Loom - Movements
... Shedding The operation of dividing the warp into two lines, so that the shuttle can pass between these lines ... Open Shed-The warp threads are moved when the pattern requires it-from one line to the other ... Closed Shed-The warp threads are all placed level in one line after each pick ...

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