Rural Technologies


Textile Engineering


Rural Technologies

Focus Area:

Textile Engineering

Developing Agency:

Rural technology Action Group(RuTAG), Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras


Brief Description

Description :

Semi-automatic Pirn Winding Machine. In weft preparatory processes for Khadi/ handloom, the spun thread has to be wound on a hank for dyeing and sizing. Following dyeing and sizing, the thread has to wound from the hank to the cone and then from cone to the pim. The pirns are used in shuttle in loom as weft in weaving. Salient Features of Semi-automatic Pirn Winding Machine: Good tension of wound thread obtained Reduced breaks in thread lead to better quality of fabric during weaving Version with slow start clutch drive available to reduce breaks in thread

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