Features Of Divided Draft And Combined Draft

Divided Draft And Combined Draft

A divided draft and a combined draft are two important drafting systems in drafting a plan for textile manufacturing technology. These two drafting system is not so used as straight, skip, point, broken, grouped, or curved draft. Here, I have given the features of the divided and combined drafts.

Features of Divided Draft

The features of the divided draft are given below:

  • Shafts are divided into two or more groups.
  • A suitable type of draft is chosen for each group.
  • Divided drafts are employed for Divided weaves, Double warp weaves, Two-Ply weaves, Pile weaves, and some others.

Features of Combined Draft

The combined draft has some characteristics, which are given below.

  1. When two or more drafts are combined into one draft for producing a certain type of fabric, then it is known as a Combined Draft.
  2. The combined draft is a complicated draft.
  3. It can be chosen if there are some technological or economical reasons.
  4. For doing this design a designer should have great knowledge about the drafting plan.

That’s all about the characteristics of grouped draft and combined draft.

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