Encyclopedic Dictionary of Polymers

2011 Edition
| Editors: Jan W. Gooch

Weft Insertion (1)

  • Jan W. Gooch
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-6247-8_12761

Any one of the various methods, shuttle, rapier, water jet, etc., for making a pick during weaving. (2) A marriage of warp knitting and weaving brought about by inserting a length of yarn across the width of the knitting elements and fastening the weft yarn between the needle loop and the underlap.

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  • Jan W. Gooch
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  1. 1.AtlantaUSA