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The winding process therefore has the basic function of obtaining a larger package from several small ring
bobbins. This conversion process provides one with the possibility of cutting out unwanted and problematic
objectionable faults. The process of removing such objectionable faults is called as yarn ‘ clearing’ .

Practical experience has proven that winding alters the yarn structure.This phenomenon does
not affect yarn evenness, but affect the following yarn properties

• thick places
• thin places
• neps
• hairiness
• standard deviation of hairiness

If winding tension is selected properly, the following tensile properties are not affected

• tenacity
• elongation
• work- to- break

But excessive tension in winding will deteriarate the above said tensile properties.

Changes in the yarn surface structure due to winding cannot be avoided. Since the yarn is accelerated from
zero speed to 1200 or 1350 meters per min in a few milli seconds while being pulled off the bobbin, dragged
across several deflection bars and eyelets, forced into a traverse motion at speed that make it invisible, and
finally rolled up into a firm construction called package or cone.

The factors that affect the yarn structure during winding include the frictional properties of the yarn itself, the
bobbin geometry and the bobbin unwinding behaviour, winding speed, winding geometry as well as the
number and design of the yarn / machine contact points.

However, the bobbin unwinding behaviour is the major limiting factor for winding speed which also is the
main reason for the above said changes in yarn structure. Most of the damage occurs at the moment when
the end is detached and removed from the tight assembly of yarn layers on the bobbin and dragged along
the tube at very high speeds.

High speed automatic winders have frequently been blamed for causing higher nep counts but this is not a
correct statement. typical nep-type imperfections, i.e shor mass defects, can be identified as tight fibre
entanglements, clumps of immature or dead cotton fibres, or seed coat fragments. Naturally, such defects
are not produced by the winding machine. The increase in nep counts after winding is related to the
formation of loose fiber accumulations. These fibre accumulations represent a true mass defect, yet their
apperance in the yarn and in the final fabric is clearly different from that of typical fibre entanglements or
seed coat fragments.

Some very fine and delicate yarns will result in marginal structural changes after winding. But this is not the
result of mechancial stress like in winding but a natural reaction caused by the reversal of the yarn running
direction. irectional influences are omnipresent, they become apparent in all subsequent processing stages.

In earlier days, knotters were used in winding machine to join two ends after cutting the fault and after
chaning the ringframe bobbin . But now , splicing of the yarn ends has become quite popular and has
gradually replaced knotting by way of its better appearance while at the same time retaining sufficient
strength.

YARN FAULTS AND CLEARING:

WINDING Top
1. Yarn quality Factor = Clearing Efficiency / Knot factor
2. Pre clearer Gauge at winding (carded yarn) 4.0 * yarn diameter
Pre clearer Gauge at winding (combed yarn) 5 * yarn diameter
3. Clearing Efficiency=
100 * (Total unwanted Faults Removed by Clearer) / ( Total Number of such faults
Present in the yarn)
Knot Factor = ( Total number of Clearer cuts) / (Number of unwanted yarn faults
4.
removed

It is still not possible to produce a yarn without faults for various reasons. Stickiness of cotton can contribute
to the formation of thick and thin places. Fly liberation in Ringframe department is one of the major reasons
for short faults in the yarn because of the fly gets spun into the yarn. Hence it is not possible to have fault
free yarn from ringspinning, it is necessary to have yarn monitoring system in the last production process of
the spinning mill. As physical principle for electronic yarn clearing the capacitive and the optical principle
have established. Both principles have their advantages in specific applications.

Depending upon the rawmaterial, the machiery set up, production and process parameters,
there are about 20 to 100 faults over a length of 100 km yarn which do not correspond to the deisred
appearance of the yarn. This means that the yarn exhibits a yarn fault every 1 to 5 km. These faults are
thick and thin faults, foregin fibres and diry places in the yarn.

The yarn faults which go into the woven or knitted fabric can be removed at very high costs or can not be
removed at all. Therefore the yarn processing industry demands a fault free yarn.

The difference between frequent yarn faults and seldom occuring yarn faults are mainly given by the mass
or diameter deviation and size. These faults are monitored by classimat or clearer installation on winding.
Each yarn contains, here and there, places which deviate to quite a considerable extent from the normal
yarn corss-section. These can be short thick places, long thin places , long thick places or even spinners
doubles. Eventhough such events seldom occur, they represent a potential disturbance in the appearance
of the fabric or can negatively influnece subsequent processing of the yarn.

Short thick places are those faults which are not longer than approximately 8 cms, but have a cross-
sectional size approx. twice that of the yarn. These faults are relatively frequent in all spun yarns. To an
extent they are the result of the rawmaterial ( vegetable matter, non-seprated fibres, etc). To a much larger
extent, these faults are produced in the spinning section of the mill and are the result of spun in fly. Short
thick places are easily determinable in the yarn. In many cases, they cause disturbances in subsequent
processing. Once they reach a certain size( cross-section and length) , and in each case accoridng to the
type of yarn and its application, short thick place fults can considerably affect the appearance of the
finished product.

Long thick places are much more seldom-occuring than the short thick places and usually have a length
longer than 40cms. In some cases, their length can even reach many meters. Their cross sectional size
approx. + 40% to +100% and more with respect of the mean cross-section of the yarn. Long thick places will
affect the fabric apperance. Faults like spinners doubles are difficult to determine in the yarn, with the naked
eye. On the other hand, they can produce quite fatal results in the finished product. A spinners double in the
warp or in yarn for circular knitting can downgrade hundreds of meters of woven , or knitted fabric.

Thin places occur in two length groups. Short thin places are known as imperfections, and have a length
approx. three times the mean staple length of the fibre. Their frequency is dependent on the rawmaterial and
the setting of the drafting element. They are too frequent in the yarn to be extracted by means of the
electronic yarn clearing.

Long thin places have lengths of approx. 40cms and longer and a cross-sectional decrease with respect to
the mean yarn cross-section of approx.30 to 70%. They are relatively seldom-occuring in short staple yarns,
but much more frequently-occuring in long staple yarns. Long thin faults are difficult to determine in the yarn
by means of the naked eye. Their effect in the finished product however, can be extremely serious.

The quite extensive application of electronic yarn clearing has set new quality standards with respect to
the number of faults in spun yarns.

It is therefore necessary to evolve a method of yarn fault classification before clearing the faults in winding.
The most important aspect is certainly the determination of the fault dimensions of cross-sectional size and
length. With such a cross-section and length classification and by means of the correct choice of the class
limits, the characteristic dimensions of the various fault types can be taken into consideration, then a
classification system will result which is suitable primarily for satisfying the requirements of yarn clearing and
yet allows, to quite a large extent, for a selection of the various types of faults.

The yarn faults are classified according to their length and cross-sectional size, and this in 23 classes.
FIG: CLASSIMAT FAULTS:

• The cross-sectional deviations are given +% or -% values. i.e theupper limit, respectively , lower
limit with respect to the mean yarn fault cross-section is measure in %. The fault length is
measured in cms.

FIG: YARN CLEARING CONCEPT OF USTER QUANTUM CLEARER

N - NEPS

S- SHORT FAULTS

L-LONG FAULTS

CCP - COARSE COUNTS

CCM-FINE COUNTS

The classes and their limits are set out according to the following:

• Short thick place faults: 16 classes with the limits, 0.1 cm, 2cm, 4cm, and 8cm for the lengths and
+100%, +150%,+250%, and +400% for the cross-sectional sizes are provided. The classes are
indicated A1...D4. The classes A4, B4,C4,D4 contain all those faults, according to their length,
whose cross-sectional size oversteps +400%.

• spinners doubles: This refers to a class (with the indication E) for faults whose length oversteps
8cms and whose cross-sectional size oversteps +100 ( open to the right and upwards)

• Long thick place faults and thick ends: The long thin place faults are contained in 4 classes with the
limits 8 cms and 32 cms for the lengths, and -30% , -45% and -75% for the cross-sectional sizes.
The classes are designated H1.....I2. The classes I1 and I2 are open to the right. i.e they contain all
those thin places having a size between -30 and -45%, respetively, -45% and -75% and whose
lengths are longer than 32 cms. The classification of the shorter thin places is of no advantage in
the analysis of the seldom-occuring faults.

FIG: A DIAGRAM FROM LOEPFE YARN CLEARER MANUAL

Types of Electronic Yarn Clearers

Electronic Yarn Clearers available in the market are principally of two types –capacitive and optical. Clearers
working on the capacitive principle have ‘ mass’as the reference for performing its functions while optical
clearers function with ‘ diameter’ as the reference. Both have their merits and demerits and are equally
popular in the textile industry. Besides the above basic difference in measuring principle, the basis of
functioning of both the types of clearers are similar if not exactly same. Since most of the other textile
measurements like, U% / CV%, thick and thin places etc., in various departments take into account mass as
the reference parameter, the functioning of the capacitive clearer is explained in some detail in the following
sections.

Functioning Principle

The yarn is measured in a measuring field constituted by a set of parallely placed capacitor plates. When the
yarn passes through this measuring field (between the capacitor plates), an electrical signal is produced
which is proportional to the change in mass per unit length of the yarn. This signal is amplified and fed to the
evaluation channels of the yarn clearing installation. The number and type of evaluation channels available
are dependent on the sophistication and features of the model of the clearer in use. Each of the channels
reacts to the signals for the corresponding type of yarn fault. When the mass per unit length of the yarn
exceeds the threshold limit set for the channel, the cutting device of the yarn clearer cuts the yarn

Yarn Clearer Settings

The yarn clearer has to be provided with certain basic information in order to obtain the expected results in
terms of clearing objectionable faults. The following are some of them -

a. Clearing Limit:

The clearing limit defines the threshold level for the yarn faults, beyond which the cutter is activated to
remove the yarn fault. The clearing limit consists of two setting parameters - Sensitivity and Reference
Length.

i. Sensitivity - This determines the activating limit for the fault cross sectional size.

ii. Reference Length – This defines the length of the yarn over which the fault cross – section is
to be measured. Both the above parameters can be set within a wide range of limits depending on specific
yarn clearing requirements. Here, it is worth mentioning that the ‘ reference length’ may be lower or higher
than the actual ‘ fault length’. For a yarn fault to be cut, the mean value of the yarn fault cross-section has to
overstep the set sensitivity for the set reference length.

b. Yarn Count :

The setting of the yarn count provides a clearer with the basic information on the mean value of the material
being processed to which the clearer compares the instantaneous yarn signals for identifying the
seriousness of a fault.

c. Material Number:
Besides the yarn count there are certain other factors which influence the capacitance signal from the
measuring field like type of fibre (Polyester / Cotton / Viscose etc.) and environmental conditions like relative
humidity. These factors are taken into consideration in the ‘ Material Number’ . The material number values
for different materials are provided in Table.

Table :material number

8.5 very damp material (80%Rh)


7.5 cotton, wool, viscost
6.5 very dry material(50% RH)
7 very damp material
6 natural silk
5 very dry material
acetate, acrylonitrile 50 to 80% RH
5.5
polyamide 50 to 80% RH
polypropylene, poly
4.5 50 to 80% RH
ethylene
3.5 polyester 50 to 80%RH
2.5 polyvinyl chloride 50 to 80% RH

From the values given in the table it could be seen that, for water absorbent fibres like cotton, the Material
Number is changed by 1 for a 15% change in Relative Humidity. A reduction in material number results in a
more sensitive setting causing higher fault removal. For blended yarns, the material number is formed from
the sum of the percentage components of the blend. For instance, when a 67/33 Polyester / Cotton blend is
run at an RH of 65%, the Material umber should be set at (0.67 * 3.5) + (0.33 * 7.5) = 4.8.

d. Winding Speed:

The setting of the winding speed is also very critical for accurate removal of faults. It is recommended that,
instead of the machine speed, the delivery speed be set by actual calculation after running the yarn for 2-3
minutes and checking the length of yarn delivered. Setting a higher speed than the actual is likely to result in
higher number of cuts. Similarly a lower speed setting relative to the actual causes less cuts with some
faults escaping without being cut. In most of the modern day clearers, the count, material number and
speeds are monitored and automatically corrected during actual running of the yarn.

Fault Channels:

The various fault channels available in a latest generation yarn clearer are as follows:

1. Short Thick places

2. Long Thick Places


3. Long Thin Places

4. Neps

5. Count

6. Splice

The availability of one or more of the above channels is dependent on the type of the yarn clearer. Most of
the modern clearers have the above channels. Besides detection of the various types of faults, with latest
clearers, it is also possible to detect concentration of faults in a specific length of yarn by means of
alarms(cluster faults).

Contamination Clearing:

Detection of contamination in normal yarn has become a requirement in recent times due to the demands by
yarn buyers abroad. Therefore, some of the optical yarn clearers have an additional channel to detect the
contamination in yarn. This is mostly used while clearing cotton yarn. The various facilities available in the
yarn clearers nowadays enable precise setting and removal of all objectionable faults while at the same time
ensure a reasonably high level of productivity.

SPLICING:

A high degree of yarn quality is impossible through knot, as the knot itself is objectionable due to its physical
dimension, appearance and problems during downstream processes. The knots are responsible for 30 to
60% of stoppages in weaving.

Splicing is the ultimate method to eliminate yarn faults and problems of knots and piecing. It is universally
acceptable and functionally reliable. This is in spite of the fact that the tensile strength of the yarn with knot
is superior to that of yarn with splice. Splicing is a technique of joining two yarn ends by intermingling the
constituent fibres so that the joint is not significantly different in appearance and mechanical properties with
respect to the parent yarn. The effectiveness of splicing is primarily dependent on the tensile strength and
physical appearance.

Splicing satisfies the demand for knot free yarn joining: no thickening of the thread or only slight increase
in its normal diameter, no great mass variation, visibly unobjectionable, no mechanical obstruction, high
breaking strength close to that of the basic yarn under both static and dynamic loading, almost equal
elasticity in the joint and basic yarn. No extraneous material is used and hence the dye affinity is unchanged
at the joint. In addition, splicing enables a higher degree of yarn clearing to be obtained on the electronic
yarn clearer.
Splicing technology has grown so rapidly in the recent past that automatic knotters on modern high speed
winding machine are a thing of the past. Many techniques for splicing have been developed such as
Electrostatic splicing, Mechanical splicing and Pneumatic splicing. Among them, pneumatic splicing is the
most popular. Other methods have inherent drawbacks like limited fields of application, high cost of
manufacturing, maintenance and operations, improper structure and properties of yarn produced.

Pneumatic Splicing

The first generation of splicing systems operated with just one stage without proceeding to trimming. The
yarn ends were fed into the splicing chamber and pieced together in one operation. Short fibres, highly
twisted and fine yarns could not be joined satisfactorily with such method. Latest methods of splicing
process consist of two operations. During the first stage, the ends are untwisted, to achieve a near parallel
arrangement of fibres. In a second operation the prepared ends are laid and twisted together.

Principle of Pneumatic Splicing

The splicing consists of untwisting and later re-twisting two yarn ends using air blast, i.e., first the yarn is
opened, the fibres intermingled and later twisted in the same direction as that of the parent yarn. Splicing
proceeds in two stages with two different air blasts of different intensity. The first air blast untwists and
causes opening of the free ends. The untwisted fibres are then intermingled and twisted in the same
direction as that of parent yarn by another air blast

Structure of Splice

Analysis of the longitudinal and transverse studies revealed that the structure of the splice comprises of
three distinct regions/elements brought by wrapping, twisting and tucking / intermingling.

Wrapping :

The tail end of each yarn strand is tapered and terminates with few fibres. The tail end makes a good
wrapping of several turns and thus prevents fraying of the splice. The fibres of the twisting yarn embrace the
body of the yarn and thus acts as a belt. This in turn gives appearance to the splice.

Twisting

The two yarn ends comprising the splice are twisted around the body of the yarn, each yarn strand twists on
the body of the yarn on either side of the middle of the splice. The cross-section of this region distinctly
shows the fibres of the two yarn strands separately without any intermingling of the fibres.

Tucking / Intermingling

The middle portion of the splice is a region (2-5 mm) with no distinct order. The fibres from each yarn end
intermingle in this splice zone just by tucking. The studies on quantitative contribution of splice elements
showed that intermingling/tucking contributes the most to the strength of splice (52%), followed by twisting
(33%) and wrapping (about 15%). The lower strength of the splice is attributed to the lower packing
coefficient of the splice zone. Spliced yarn has a lower breaking elongation than normal yarn. Breaking
elongation is mainly affected by intermingling. Wrapping and twisting provides mainly transverse forces. The
absence of fibre migration gives lower breaking elongation to splice.

Effect of Variables on the Properties of the Spliced yarn

Several studies have been conducted on the effect of various variables on the properties of the spliced yarn.

Effect of Fibre Properties and Blend

Fibre properties such as torsional rigidity, breaking twist angle and coefficient of friction affect splice strength
and appearance. The lower torsional rigidity and higher breaking twist angle permit better fibre intermingling.
Higher coefficient of friction of fibres generates more inter-fibre friction to give a more cohesive yarn. Thus,
these properties of fibre contribute to better retention of splice strength. In blended yarn, usually the addition
of polyester to other fibre blend like P/W, P/C both for ring and rotor spun yarn increases splice strength.

Effect of Yarn Fineness

Several studies on cotton, polyester and wool report that coarser yarns have higher breaking strength but a
moderate extension. The coarse yarn cross section contains more fibres and provides better fibre
intermingling during pre-opening, hence the splice is stronger than that of finer yarns.

Effect of Yarn Twist

An increase in the twist significantly increases the breaking load and elongation, even at higher pneumatic
pressure. This could be due to better opening of the strands at higher pneumatic pressure. Splicing of
twisted ply yarn is more complicated than single yarn due to the yarn structure having opposing twists in the
single and doubled yarns. Twisted yarns also require a relatively longer time for complete opening of the
yarn ends.

Effect of Different Spinning Methods

Yarn produced with different spinning methods exhibit different structure and properties. Therefore, these
yarns show significant differences in splice quality. The ring spun yarn lent best splicing but the potential of
splicing is affected by the spinning conditions. The breaking strength percentage of ring spliced yarns to a
parent yarn is 70% to 85% for cotton yarn. However, the breaking strength and extension of splice vary with
fibre and yarn properties. Rotor spun yarns, due to the presence of wrapper fibres, make it difficult to untwist
and the disordered structure is less ideal for splicing. The breaking strength retention varies from 54% to
71% and is much lower compared to the splice of ring spun yarns. In case of friction spun yarns, the highest
relative tensile strength obtained at the spliced joints can be above 80%, but a number of splicing failures
occurs due to unfavourable yarn structure. The air-jet-spun (MJS) yarn and the cover spun yarn are virtually
impossible to splice. Only very low tensile strengths and elongation values can be attained due to the
inadequate opening of the yarn ends during preparation of the splicing. The coefficient of variation of these
properties is also generally high.

Effect of Opening Pressure

A study on 50/50 polyester cotton, 25 tex ring spun yarn shows a rise in tensile strength up to a certain
opening pressure. However, long opening time deteriorates the strength. An increase in pressure up to 5 bar
caused release of fibre tufts and fibre loss from the yarn ends in P/C blend which is due to intensive
opening, but beyond this pressure, drafting and twisting in the opposite direction may also occur.

Effect of Splicing Duration

With a given splicing length, when the splicing is extended for a long period of time, the breaking strength of
the spliced yarn and also their strength retention over the normal value of the basic yarn increases because
of increased cohesive force resulting from an increased number of wrapping coils in a given length. The
effects are more pronounced at higher splicing lengths. It is desirable however, that splicing duration be as
short as possible. The splicing duration alone has no conclusive effect on elongation properties of splice
yarn. It has also been observed that, for maximum splice strength, different materials require different
durations of blast. These are between 0.5 to 1.8 seconds.

Effect of Splicing Length

Studies on splicing of flyer and wrap spun yarns spun with different materials, showed that regardless of the
splicing material, the breaking strength and strength retention of both yarn types increase with the splicing
length because of the increased binding length of the two yarn ends. Elongation at break and retention of
elongation of both flyer and wrap spun spliced yarns increase with the splice length. Compared to the
splicing duration, the splicing length has more pronounced effect on the load-elongation properties of the
spliced yarn. It can be therefore be stated that the splices made on longer lengths and for longer period of
time have more uniform strength.

Comparison of Dry and Wet Splicing

The comparative studies on dry and wet splicing with water showed that the breaking load retention for wet
spliced yarns are significantly greater than dry spliced yarns. In fact, wet splicing is more effective for yarn
made from long staple fibres and for coarse yarn. This may be due to higher packing coefficient resulting
from wet splicing.

Effect of Splicing Chamber


The factors like method and mode of air supply and pressure along with type of prism affect the splicing
quality. It was observed that irregular air pressure has advantages over constant pressure for better
intermingling in the splicing chamber, which varies with different staple fibres, filament yarns, and yarns with
S and Z twists. It is not possible to make a general comment regarding potential of the splicing chamber due
to the multiplicity of factors influencing splicing.

Assessment of Yarn Splice Quality

The two important characteristics of a splice are appearance and strength. Although quality of splice can be
assessed by methods like load-elongation, work of rupture, % increase in diameter and evaluation of its
performance in down stream process etc., the appearance can be assessed either by simple visual
assessment or by comparing with photograph of standard splice.

CHARACTERISTICS OF BOBBIN FORMATION:

• Strectch length: It is the length of the yarn deposited on the bobbin tube during each chase (one
up and down movement of ringrail ) of ring rail. The length should be around 3.5 to 5 meters. It
should be shorter for coarser yarns and longer for fine yarns.

• Winding ratio:It is the ratio of the length of yarn wound during the upward movement of the ring rail
and the length wound during the downward movement of the ringrail.

• Bobbin taper: The ratio of the length of the upper taper of the cop (bobbin with yarn) to the diameter
of the bobbin must be 1:2 or greater.

WINDING SPEED: It depends upon the following factors

• count
• type of yarn, (type of fibre, average strength and minimum strength)
• type and charactersitics of bobbin
• package taper
• final use of package

The best winding speed is the speed which allows the highest level of production possible for a given type of
yarn and type of package, and with no damage whatsoever to the yarn.(abrasion and breaks due to
excessive tension)

WINDING PRODUCTION: It depends upon the following factors

• winding speed
• time required by the machine to carry out one splicing operation
• bobbin length per bobbin( both bobbin weight and tpi to be considered, because TPI will affect the
bobbin length). This decides the number of bobbin changes
• the number of faults in the yarn and the clearer settings, this decides the clearer cuts
• count
• the number of doffs. It depends upon the doff weight. Higher the doff weight, lower the number of
doffs
• the time taken for each doff either by the doffer or by an operator
• Down time due to red light. It depends upon, number of red lights, number of repeaters setting for
red lights, clearer settings like off count channel, cluster setting which will result in red lights and
others
• bobbin rejections, it depends on weak yarn, wrong gaiting, double gaiting, bobbin characteritics etc.

WINDING PACKAGE DEFECTS: Following are some of the package defects which will result in complaints

• Yarn waste in the cones. This is due to loose yarn ends that are wound on to the cone
• Stitch, drop over, web: Yarn is visible on the small or on the big side of the cone either across the
side , around the tube, or going back in the cone
• Damaged edges or broken ends on the cone: The yarn is broken on the edges or in the middle of
the cone.
• Ring formation: The yarn runs in belt formation on to the package, because it is misguided
• Without transfer tail: The desired transfer tail is missing or too short
• Ribbon formation: Pattern or ring formation are made by the drum when rpm are stying the same
• Displaced yarn layers: yarn layers are disturbed and are sliding towards the small diameter of the
cone
• Misguided yarn : The yarn is not equally guided over the hole package
• Cauliflower: On the smaller side of the package, the yarn shows a wrinkle effect
• Soft and Hard yarn layer: Some layer of yarn are pushed out on the small side of the cone
• Soft and Hard cones: Great difference in package density from one winder head to anoth

Winding Machines in Weaving Manufacturing:


1. According to winding package:
a) Pirn Winding Machine
b) Cop Winding Machine
c) Spool Winding Machine
d) Cone Winding Machine
e) Cheese Winding Machine
f) Warp Winding Machine
g) Flange Bobbin Winding Machine

2. According to Winding:
a) Precison Winding Machine
b) Non-Precison Winding Machine
3. According to Drive:
a) Direct Drive.
b) Indirect Drive.

Precison Winding of Weaving:


In this type of winding successive coils of yarn are laid parallel or near parallel to each
other. Hence a very dense package is formed which contains maximum yarn in a given
volume (Warp Beam, Cop, Bobbin)

Non-Precison Winding of Weaving:


This type of winding is the package which consists of a single thread which is laid on the
package at appreciable helix angle so that the layer s cross one another and give stability.
For example- Cone, Cheese

1. Parallel Winding Package of Weaving:


This winding package comprises many threads laid parallel to one another as in a warp
beam .it is necessary to have a flanged package. For instance, Warper Beam, Weavers
Beam.

Advantages of Parallel Winding Packages:


a) Many threads can be wind at a time.
b) More yarn density in the winding package.
c) Side with-drawl is possible.
d) During winding no charge of twist.
e) During winding no need to traversing.

Disadvantages of Parallel Winding Packages:


a) Need flanged packages.
b) Need separate mechanism during unwinding.
c) Over with-drawl is not possible.

2. Near Parallel Winding Packages:


This winding package comprises one or more threads which are laid very nearly parallel
to the layers already existing on the package. For instance, Pirn, Cop, Flange bobbin.

Advantages of Near Parallel Winding Packages:


a) Normally no need to flange bobbin.
b) Over with-drawl can be possible.
c) During winding no change of twist.
d) The package is comparatively stable.

Disadvantages of Near Parallel Winding packages:


a) Side with-drawl is not possible.
b) During winding need traversing mechanism.

3. Cross Wound Package:


This type usually consists of a single thread which is laid on the package at an
appreciable helix angle. So that the layers cross one another and give stability. For
example, Cone, Cheese, Spool etc.

Advantages of Cross Winding Package:


a) Package stable due to cross wound.
b) Over with-drawl is possible.
c) During unwinding no need to separate mechanism.

Disadvantages of Cross Winding Packages:


a) The amount of yarn in the package is less due to low density.
b) Twist may be charged during unwinding.

Recommended Books
SL Title/Publisher Author
1. Yarn Preparation, Volume-I R. Sen Gupta
2. Weaving Calculation R. Sen Gupta
3. Yarn Winding P.K. Banerjee
4. Winding B.T.R.A.
5. Yarn Preparation, Volume I & II J.T. Marsh
6. Modern Weaving Calculations, Vol. - I Singh
7. TFO - Technology and Techniques. Shree Nivasan
Murthy
02 Winding 22
02.01 Objects and types of winding.
02.02 Slow Speed Winding: Upright spindle winding
machine and its drive, traverse motion. Cam
and Mangle Wheel mechanism. Merits and
demerits of upright spindle winding machine.
Drum winding machine and its mechanism.
02.03 Modern upright spindle winding machine.
02.04 High Speed Winding.
02.05 Super Speed Winding
02.06 Automatic Cone and Cheese winding.
02.07 Mechanism and motions used in cone and
cheese winding.
02.07.0 Creel.
1
02.07.0 Balloon Breaker.
2
02.07.0 Tensioners: Washer type, Spinning disc type,
3 Gate type, and Compensating type tensioners.
02.07.0 Clearers and slub catchers.
4
02.07.0 Ribbon breaker.
5
02.07.0 Traverse motion.
6
02.07.0 Cone winding shaft or drum.
7
02.07.0 Cone or cheese holders.
8
02.07.0 Automatic thread stop motion.
9
02.07.1 Full bobbin stop motion.
0
02.07.1 Drive.
1
02.08 High Speed Winding Machines: Schafhorst
cheese winding machine, Roto-coner cone
winding machine, Auto-coner cone winding
machine, Uni-coner cone winding machine,
Mach-coner cone winding machine, Precision
cone and cheese winding, Schweiter winding
machine. Merits and demerits of high speed
and super winding.
02.09 Automatic cone and cheese winding: Barber
coloman automatic spooler winder. Advantages
and disadvantages of Barber coloman spooler
winder. TFO.
02.10 Winding faults and remedies.
02.11 Control of package faults.
03 Pirn Winding 09
03.01 Objects of pirn winding.
03.02 Ordinary pirn winding. Merits and demerits of
ordinary pirn winding.
03.03 High speed pirn winding.
03.04 Super speed pirn winding.
03.05 Automatic pirn winding.
03.06 Fully automatic pirn winding.
03.07 Schweiter high speed pirn winding machine.
03.08 Hocoba high speed pirn winding machine.
03.09 Schweiter Automatic pirn winding machine.