With tailor-made packages, the opportunity will made be available to take advantage of technological progress in existing knitting machines. The machine manufacturer Mayer & Cie. is launching its upgrade kits for circular knitting machines with the aim of improving the performance of the existing machines and to extend their service life.
In addition to the machine-specific upgrade kits, the company now starts offering tailor-made spare parts packages. They are intended to ensure machine availability and equip customers with spare parts for standard situations. In addition, they offer a degree of independence from possible failures in the supply chain and rising transport costs. Mayer & Cie. GmbH & Co. KG, Albstadt/Germany, estimates that up to 50% of all the circular knitting machines it has ever made are still around in the market somewhere.
Compared to a new machine, upgrade kits are a low-cost investment that deliver clearly defined benefits. For example, an improved yarn guide ensures a significant increase in the plating reliability and output of the machine in question. Most of the upgrade kits is machine-specific; the aforementioned yarn guide ensures an increase in productivity for the Relanit 3.2 II and Relanit 3.2 S. For S4 machines an optimized fluff blowing device can be the solution. It ensures that less fluff is knitted in and thereby improves the fabric quality. It also reduces downtimes that would otherwise be required for cleaning. Upgrade kits suitable for most Mayer & Cie. machines are the edge trimmer to open a fabric hose before the fabric’s rolling-up and the laying facility for high-quality hose fabric.
General benefits of the upgrade packages also include a perfect fit for individual machines, a long-term security investment and upgrade warranties. In addition to individual upgrade kits, the company also offers spare parts packages. They too are customized for individual machines.