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ARM-based control system for terry rapier loom
Author(s): Weimin Shi; Yeqing Gu; Zhenyu Wu; Fan Wang
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Paper Abstract

In this paper, a novel ARM-based mechatronics control technique applied in terry rapier loom was presented. Electronic weft selection, electronic fluff, electronic let-off and take-up motions system, which consists of position and speedcontrolled servomechanisms, were studied. The control system configuration, operation principle, and mathematical models of electronic drives system were analyzed. The synchronism among all mechanical motions and an improved intelligent control algorithm for the warp let-off tension control was discussed. The result indict that, by applying electronic and embedded control techniques and the individual servomechanisms, the electronic weft selection, electronic let-off device and electronic take-up device in HGA732T terry rapier loom have greatly simplified the initial complicated mechanism, kept the warp tension constant from full to empty beam, set the variable weft density, eliminated the start mark effectively, promoted its flexibility, reliability and properties, and improved the fabric quality.

Paper Details

Date Published: 9 January 2008
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 6794, ICMIT 2007: Mechatronics, MEMS, and Smart Materials, 67945A (9 January 2008); doi: 10.1117/12.784204
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Weimin Shi, Zhejiang Univ. of Science and Technology (China)
Yeqing Gu, Zhejiang Univ. of Science and Technology (China)
Zhenyu Wu, Zhejiang Univ. of Science and Technology (China)
Fan Wang, Zhejiang Univ. of Science and Technology (China)


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ICMIT 2007: Mechatronics, MEMS, and Smart Materials

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