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Knitting machine definition
- Nov 09, 2018 -

Knitting machine: A machine that weaves "knitted fabrics". In 1589, the British pastor William Lee invented the first hand knitting machine. In the 1870s, with the invention of electric motors, hand-cranked knitting machines were replaced by high-speed electric knitting machines.


Knitting machine classification

By process category: weft knitting machine, warp knitting machine

According to the number of needle beds: single needle bed knitting machine, double needle bed knitting machine

According to the form of a needle bed: flat knitting machine, circular knitting machine

According to the type of needle: crochet (bearded needle, spring needle) machine

Latch needle machine

Compound needle machine

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