Academy courses

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100

Textile chain

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This training provides an overview of all process steps for a textile product – from the raw material to the textile, from the item of clothing to recycling. In particular, questions such as “What textile methods and processes are there?” and “How do these methods and processes differ?” are addressed. This course therefore provides an excellent basis for all other training courses at the Groz-Beckert Academy.

101

Fiber theory

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This course provides an overview of the variety of fibers – from natural and synthetic fibers, through to the end product as a yarn or plied yarn. The particular focus here is on answering questions such as “What fibers are there?” and “What is the difference between the fiber types and how they are made?”. This course provides an excellent basis for all other training courses at the Groz-Beckert Academy.

110

Manual flat knitting technology

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This training offers a general insight into the technology of knitting. The course focuses in particular on questions such as “What actually is knitting?” or “How is a loop created?” and “What kind of basic patterns are possible?”. In the practical part, the theoretical knowledge of the loop formation is applied on the manual flat knitting machine.

130

Felting technology – mechanical web bonding

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This training provides a general overview of the mechanical bonding of nonwovens and a detailed insight into needlepunch. The focus here is on answering questions such as "How does mechanical bonding work?", "What tools are available?" and "What impact do the tools have on the nonwovens?". The subsequent practical section of the course deepens the theoretical knowledge.

140

Carding technology – mechanical web formation

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This training outlines basic knowledge on the mechanical web formation process – from bale to web. Special attention will be paid to the roller card carding process, with answers to such questions as "What happens to the fibers in the carding process?", "Which tools are used?" and "Which parameters influence the quality of the nonwoven product?".

150

Sewing and needle technology

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The training provides an overview of the technology of sewing and the variety of its uses. The course answers questions such as, "How is a seam formed?", "What types of sewing machine are available?", and "How do they differ?".

160

Tufting technology

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This course provides a general overview of the production of floor coverings via tuf ting technology. Questions such as “What types of carpets are there?” or “How are these carpets made?”, “How do I differentiate between them?” and “What should be taken into account when selecting the tools?” are answered here.

170

Weaving technology

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This training provides basic knowledge of the individual process steps in weaving operations and the corresponding machines and tools. The entire process chain is covered, starting with weaving preparation, moving on to the actual weaving process and right through to the woven fabric. Questions such as “How is a woven fabric defined?”, “What makes a woven fabric?” and “What properties do woven fabrics have?” are also answered.

180

Sock knitting technology

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This course provides participants with knowledge of the technology of sock knitting. The seminar focuses on questions such as “How do sock knitting machines differ from other circular knitting machines?”, “What are the special requirements in the field of sock knitting?” or “What pattern designs are available for sock knitting?”. The theory segment is followed by a practical section.

211

Electronic flat knitting technology

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This course provides basic knowledge on the technology and application of electronic flat knitting. The extensive theory section focuses on questions such as “What is the structure of a flat knitting machine and how does it work?”, “What are the special features of flat knitting machines?” and “How can knitted fabric be defined with the sample software M1PLUS?”. In the practical phase, samples are created and transferred to the machine.

212

Large diameter circular knitting technology

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This course provides a detailed insight into the technology of circular knitting. The seminar focuses on the structure and function of large diameter circular knitting machines. The focus is on answering questions like “What options are available with circular knitting?” or “What different machine types are available?”.

213

Warp knitting technology

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This course focuses on the technology of warp knitting – from the beginnings to the latest state-of-the-art technology. In particular, questions such as “How is warp knitting defined in general?”, “What pattern designs are there?” and “What are the typical applications for warp knitted fabrics?” are answered.

310

Cylinder training for large diameter circular knitting

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This course provides specialized knowledge of the basic principles and function of a knitting cylinder, either for single jersey or double jersey. Particular focus is placed on the interaction between the knitting cylinder, sinkers and needles.

120

Theory of fabric structures knitwear

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This training provides a comprehensive insight into the most common fabric structures and into the basics of loop formation. The particular focus is on answering questions such as “How can fabric structures be identified and analyzed?” and “How are fabric structures documented?”. After a short theoretical introduction on the basic principles of loop formation, there is a detailed practical section.

214

Technical training: Single jersey

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This training provides a comprehensive insight into the function of a single jersey circular knitting machine. You will gain detailed technical knowledge of handling a single jersey machine through the practical activities on the machine. This includes setting and operating the machine yourself.

215

Technical training: Double jersey

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This course provides a comprehensive insight into the function of a double jersey circular knitting machine. You will gain detailed technical knowledge of handling a double jersey machine through practical activities on the machine. This includes setting and operating the machine yourself.

311

Cylinder gauge conversion

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This training provides specialized knowledge of the gauge conversion on a single jersey machine. You will learn about all practical steps for preparing, carrying out and checking a cylinder gauge conversion.

320

Lubrification technology for knitting technologies

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This course provides specialized knowledge on the application and daily use of needles and sinker oils in knitting mills. In particular, the impact of needle and sinker oils on the corrosion of needles, tools and machines is discussed.

400

Individual training

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In the textile world, Groz-Beckert stands for innovation and precision – down to the smallest detail. This doesn’t just apply to our products - we also strive to meet the highest requirements with our services. This is why the course program offered by the Groz-Beckert Academy is focused closely on the current market situation.

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