Characteristics Of Grouped Draft || Curved Draft

Grouped draft is generally used for produce check or stripe design of the woven fabric. Curved draft is used for producing fancy design with a large repeat unit.

Characteristics Of Grouped Draft: The characteristics of grouped draft are given below.

  1. Check and stripe designs are produced by grouped draft.
  2. The repeat of draft is determined by the number of stripes and the number of threads in each stripe.
  3. The number of shaft in the draft depends on the number of stripes and warp repeat of weave of each repeat.

Characteristics Of Curved Draft: The characteristics of curved draft are given below.

  • Curved draft is applied for Fancy weaves having a large warp repeat.
  • It is used to reduce the number of heald shafts in a repeat.
  • Curved drafts are irregular and cannot be classified.
  • The maximum number of shafts equals the number of threads in warp repeat with different order of interlacing.

So, that’s all about grouped draft and curved draft.

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