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UK Office

KnitMesh Technologies

Coast Road
Greenfield
Flintshire
UK

CH8 9DP
 
Phone: +44 1352 717600
Fax: +44 1352 714909
Wire Knitting
Multi-Strand Knitting
Multi-Strand and Multi-Material Knitting

Multi-Strand Knitting

KnitMesh Technologies manufacturing techniques mean it is possible to knit more than one strand or filament material into a mesh product.

Hand-knitting and simple machine-knitting techniques mean a single strand or filament makes up the entire garment.

By modifying cylinder feeders, spool positions and the materials used, KnitMesh is able to produce a vast array of multi-filament, co-knit, and multi-strand meshes.

single loop knitted mesh
Figure 1. Single-loop mesh

Multi-Filament Mesh

Simple machine-knit mesh has a single strand or filament in each knitted loop (as seen in Figure 1). Multi-filament mesh combines several strands of a similar material to form the loops (Figure 2).

Co-Knit Mesh

Co-knit mesh is similar to multi-filament mesh, but this time different materials are combined into each knitted loop (Figure 3).

Multi-Strand Mesh

Multi-strand mesh is similar to single-loop knitting, but in this case the knit layers are phased with different materials. Figure 4 shows a simple ABAB layering structure but more complex phasings are possible (ABAC... etc.)

Multi-Layer Mesh

Mesh is usually knit as a single sock but it is possible to knit one sock of mesh inside another (Figure 5).

multi-filament mesh
Figure 2. Multi-filament mesh
co-knit mesh
Figure 3. Co-knit mesh
multi-strand mesh
Figure 4. Multi-strand mesh
multi-layer mesh
Figure 5. Multi-layer mesh