Definitions

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  • adj. Without a shuttle.

Etymologies

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shuttle +‎ -less

Examples

  • In the last columns of Table 8.2 we can see that while the firms with one or two looms have old shuttle and new shuttleless looms in almost the same proportions, in the units with three to five looms the newer looms are twice the older ones, and in the largest firms, almost two-thirds of all looms are shuttleless, and one quarter automatic.

    Chapter 6

  • The gains in productivity resulting from the replacement of old shuttle looms by newer ones (mainly the shuttleless looms) are evident.

    Chapter 6

  • From the same table we can see that more than half of all looms used are modern shuttleless looms, even though 30 per cent are still accounted for by older shuttle looms.

    Chapter 6

  • The older models operate almost entirely in the smallest units, which use fewer than five looms, while the shuttleless, sultzer and other looms are more often employed by the largest units.

    Chapter 6

  • As reported by the above survey, the technical characteristics of the looms show that 7,147 are new shuttleless looms and 4,543 are older shuttle looms.

    Chapter 6

  • The most important post-war innovation was the shuttleless loom which permitted major increases in the speed of weaving and elimination of shuttle-changing - in other words, an integration of the process.

    Chapter 6

  • Mock selvedges (leno or tucked), which are made by shuttleless looms, are generally held to be inferior to true selvedges.

    Chapter 6

  • There are four basic types of shuttleless looms widely used in industrialised countries.

    Chapter 6

  • However, it is appreciably less severe when shuttleless looms are used since the size of the weft packages are much larger than those used in the other looms.

    Chapter 6

  • The economics of shuttleless looms will be considered in chapter IV.

    Chapter 6

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