04/05/2021 – Sunny times ahead with the RJ 5/1 N — auf Deutsch lesen

Karl Mayer: Seamless chic swimsuit

Karl Mayer is continually adapting its Rascheltronic range to the needs of the market to give customers the edge in their dynamic business fields.


The stylish swimwear from Karl Mayer’s Textile Product Development department shows the potential of the five-bar newcomer RJ 5/1 N. © Karl Mayer Gruppe


The RJ 5/1 N can be used to produce typical RSJ articles, such as locknit produced with three guide bars, SpotNet qualities and elastic or rigid Powernet qualities, and to create effective seamless constructions. Front and back parts are produced directly on the machine, into which opaque areas and open pattern parts are alternately incorporated as required, and even lettering is seamlessly incorporated.

  • It was only at the end of last year that the manufacturer launched a highly productive model, the RJ 5/1 N, which sets trends in the production of chic lingerie articles and inelastic, lace-like fabrics.

  • Now stylish swimwear from Karl Mayer’s Textile Product Development department shows the potential of this five-bar newcomer.

  • However, it is not only the making up that is efficient, but also the textile production itself.

The RJ 5/1 N reaches a maximum speed of 1,100 rpm and is therefore just as fast as the previous five-bar Rascheltronic, the RSJ 5/1. The finished fabric for the swimsuit was produced at a speed of 12.8 m/h. Like the RSJ 5/1, the new raschel machine also works with four ground bars and one split jacquard bar. The patterning is done by a standard N gear. It is also offered in gauges E 28 and E 32. However, the RJ 5/1 N, which is produced at Karl Mayer, China, is superior to the established model in terms of its priceperformance ratio.

Sascha Müller, Product Owner Local Lace & Raschel at Karl Mayer:

“The RJ 5/1 N is up to 60 per cent better than the RSJ 5/1 in terms of investment per production. We expect that it will become established with customers in the five-bar Rascheltronic sector.”

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