1st Edition

Control Systems in Textile Machines

By G. Nagarajan, G. Ramakrishnan Copyright 2025
    444 Pages 84 B/W Illustrations
    by CRC Press

    This book details the mechanics of textile machines and covers the fundamental concepts and advanced applications of their control systems. It presents conceptual information, discusses practical equipment, and analyses the machines used in various stages of the spinning process.

    Print edition not for sale in South Asia (India, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Bangladesh, Pakistan or Bhutan)

    1. Basic concepts – units and standards

    2. Instrumentation

    3. Measuring devices in textile mills

    4. Instrumentation in textile testing equipments

    5. Control systems in ginning 97

    6. Control systems in blow room line

    7. Foreign fibre detection in blow room

    8. Monitoring system in carding machines

    9. Control system in draw frames

    10. Monitoring in combers

    11. Monitoring in speed frames

    12. Monitoring systems in ring frames

    13. Online monitoring system in automatic cone winders

    14. Sensors in rotor spinning

    15. Sensors and their application in spinning machines

    16. Electronic controls in weaving preparatory and weaving machines

    17. Advancements in on-line monitoring and control of parameters in knitting and sewing processes

    18. Online control in wet processing

    19. Pneumatic and hydraulic control valves


    G. Nagarajan is Assistant Professor in Textile Engineering Department at Aksum University Axum, Ethiopia. He has worked in the spinning division of the South India Textile Research Organization (SITRA) and has also been associated with production, maintenance, and quality assurance departments of various spinning mills in North India and Bangladesh.  

    G. Ramakrishnan is professor at the Department of Fashion Technology at Kumaraguru College of Technology, India. His experience exceeds 30 years and he has carried out several projects with various textile/apparel industries.