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T-MOVE: The completely different can changer

Aug 01, 2016
T-MOVE: The completely different can changer

Use of even larger cans at the card is only possible with T-MOVE.

The Can Filling Station T-MOVE is an entirely new solution for filling cans at the card. In recent years, card productions have increased rapidly. The can changers, however, have not adapted accordingly. To change a can, the delivery speed of the card must be significantly lowered and then increased again after the change. This reduces efficiency and impacts sliver quality.

T-MOVE performs can changes at delivery speeds up to 300 m/min. This is only possible due to the controlled movement of a machine element. The cans remain stationary.

The sliver, of course, is automatically separated at a precisely defined point. Simultaneously with the movement of the filling head, the full can comes to a stop and the empty can starts to turn. All other can changers require reduced speed during the can change. The relatively unstable cans are not suited for the increased accelerations and decelerations.

Economic efficiency & less sliver piecings

The use of larger cans at the card is only possible with T-MOVE. The new JUMBO CANS have a diameter of 1,200 mm and can hold 43 per cent more sliver than regular cans with 1,000 mm diameter. This increases economic efficiency and improves quality by eliminating unnecessary sliver piecings in the creel of the downstream draw frame.

With about 3,000 employees, Trützschler is one of the world’s leading textile machinery manufacturers. Trützschler specialises in machines, installations and accessories for spinning preparation, the nonwovens and man-made fibre industry. The headquarters of more than 125-year-old company is located in Mönchengladbach, Germany. The subsidiaries Trützschler Nonwovens and Man-Made Fiber GmbH with two production sites, and Trützschler Card Clothing GmbH, are also located in Germany. Sites in India, China, Brazil, USA and Switzerland, as well as a number of service centres, provide customer proximity in the important textile processing areas.