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This document covers the different types of weaving and knitting machines defined in ISO 5247 (all parts)[2] and ISO 7839[3], respectively.

It is applicable to:

full-width weaving machines with weft insertion by:

  • shuttles;
  • rigid, telescopic or flexible rapiers;
  • projectiles;
  • hydraulic (waterjet) or by pneumatic (airjet) nozzle;

narrow fabric weaving machines with weft insertion by shuttles or needles;

jacquard machines;

knitting machinery including:

  • circular knitting;
  • flat bed knitting;
  • warp knitting;
  • raschel;
  • cotton (flat weft weaving);

other fabric manufacturing machines e.g.:

  • multi-phase weaving machines;
  • circular weaving machines;
  • stitch bonding machines.

NOTE Because of the high requirements on measurement conditions, grade 1 methods are normally not feasible for textile machinery.

General information

  • Status :  Published
    Publication date : 2018-08
  • Edition : 2
    Number of pages : 16
  • :
    ISO/TC 72/SC 8
    Safety requirements for textile machinery
  • 17.140.20
    Noise emitted by machines and equipment
    Looms. Weaving machines

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