Weaving Machine For Carbon Fiber

Carbon Fiber production is considered one of the last technical fabric textile industry and SMIT took the decision to make a focus with dedicated machine configuration and devices.

Free-flight system without hook guides is compulsory for this market with single rapier weaving machine model ONE requested to avoid the weft interchanging.

Versatility for further upgrading at any time, flexibility with the widest range of fabrics, excellent fabric quality productions, low rate consumption, ease of use and maintenance are the main features of SMIT weaving machines.

Woven Carbon fabric plain, twill cloth or satin is the main production but also Jacquard starting in the market.

The Carbon product has the characteristics of uniform linear density, high tensile strength and modulus and good fibre spreading performance.

Used to make aircraft parts, acing car bodies, golf club shafts, bicycle frames, fishing rods and other area like sailboat or automotive where requested light weight components.

UD – Fabric

BD – Fabric 

From 80gr/sqm to 750gr-sqm and more in some cases

Warp: 1K, 2k, 3k, 6k, 12 to 24-48K (staple, filament, tape, spread)

Weft: 1k to 12K, Glass fiber, Aramid, Hotmelt (staple, filament, tape) other on request

The standard configuration machines:

  • Model: ONE
  • 170, 190 cm machine reed width
  • Reed reduction 1000mm
  • Dobby 8-12 lever
  • 2 weft feeders sealed version
  • Dummy beam ready
  • Dedicated Back rest bar for lower tension
  • Electronic rotative weft cutter or Electronic weft cut
  • Double backrest bar – Optional
  • External  winder – Optional
  • Reinforced reed 10mm – Optional
  • Dummy beam on request when warp yarn come from creel
  • Single or double or triple calendar – Optional 
  • Warp from beam creel
  • Warp from spool creel
  • Special device on request during configuration – Optional
  • Customization ready
2FAST Free Flight Ribbons System Weaving Machine

ONE: where everything else fails

By ONE machine the weft insertion performed by a single rapier and the numerous improvements in mechanic and electronic groups increase the already high quality standards.


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