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Financed by the European Regional Development Fund and Interreg Italy-Austria V-A 2014-2020

List of MUMAT's info points

Here you will find a list of the museum's various info points.

  • 1. Textile fibres

    Textile fibres are the raw materials from which a yarn can be made.

  • 2. Opener for wool - Wolf

    The machine's function is to give an initial opening to the wool flakes and free them from impurities.

  • 3. Carding sets

    This group of machines performs a fundamental operation in the textile cycle: carding.

  • 4. Intermittent spinning frame - Selfacting

    The machine has the function of stretching the roving, twisting and winding the yarn on a bobbin.

  • 5. Continuous ring spinning frame

    The machine has the function of stretching the roving, twisting and winding the yarn on a bobbin.

  • 6. Faller drawing frame

    It is used to prepare the fibres for combed spinning.

  • 7. Drawing frame rub apron finisher

    It is used for stretching tapes, forming rovings and winding them, in pairs, onto a rigid support with the formation of bobbins.

  • 8. Rectilinear combing machine

    The function of the combing machine is to parallelise the fibres, eliminate short fibres below a set length by regulation, eliminate vegetable and residual impurities and buttons.

  • 9. Ring spinning frame

    The function of the spinning machine is to stretch the roving, twist the yarn and wind it onto a bobbin.

  • 10. Roving frame

    It is used for stretching ribbons, twisting with roving formation and winding on bobbins.

  • 11. Winder

    The machine prepares a cylindrical flanged bobbin pack with the yarn ready for twisting.

  • 12. Jacquard frame

    In 1801 J. M. Jacquard developed a warp movement system that controlled a large number of threads independently.

  • 13. Automatic loom shuttle frame

    The shuttle loom was used for weaving light cotton articles (cotton, artificial, synthetic and mixed).