Quilted Jackets with Santoni’s MEC-MOR
CMP and Lenzing’s TENCEL® fiber
SANTONI SPA , the Italian manufacturer of a wide range
of circular knitting machines, pioneer and leader in seamless
technology, is very happy to co-operate once again with LENZING
Fibers, the producer of TENCEL® branded fiber in a new denim
The previous co-operation with Lenzing focused on the
knitting of a new one-piece denim garment that fitted our
rapidly evolving lifestyle concept. This “just-in- time”
semi-finished garment was tailored for the ever fast-changing
fashion world. The idea of innovative knit denim as a contrast
to the traditional woven denim fabric highlights the product
concept as it combines Denim’s Soul with sportswear’s Athleisure
The new project concerns the knitting of an innovative denim
double-face quilted fabric produced by Santoni’s Double Jersey
circular knitting machine the Mec-mor CMP and Lenzing’s TENCEL®
The MEC-MOR CMP, with open variable panel (Variatex
technology) is a circular knitted garment length machine
complete with rib border separation. It offers both high quality
finished items, and superb productivity with its large number of
feeds. One single machine can produce all sizes without
wastages, thanks to the variable width of the fabric panels that
allows the exact number of working needles to be selected for
the required size of product.
Now available up to 20” GG, it is the only more efficient and
profitable alternative to the flat-bed knitting machine.
TENCEL® is the sustainable Lyocell fiber derived from wood
pulp. Only wood from certified or controlled sources is used to
make TENCEL® using a closed loop production system. This fiber
production process is extremely ecofriendly and has received
numerous certifications and awards including the “European Award
for the Environment” and Oeko-tex.
Textiles made of TENCEL® are not only sustainable, but also
soft and comfortable. Garments can undergo the same traditional
indigo dyeing process used for denim fabrics, made by UNITIN,
and can be smoothly knitted on our seamless knitting machines.
Indigo garments obtained with this innovative and alternative
process will fade with wear and wash. They will have unique
appearance exactly like all indigo garments.
The new totally-reversible seamless denim quilted jacket
produced on this machine provides greater comfort due to its
dedicated areas of increased fit and well-being as determined by
the use of embedded indigo TENCEL® fiber and elastomers to give
higher elasticity and flexibility.
The multi-layered seamless knitted panel consists of three
layers of different yarns with a reverse use.
The resulting quilting effect is obtained directly on the
machine by specific stitches that hold the two layers of fabric,
together this produces a thickness in the fabric, so creating a
quilting effect which increases the profile of the relief when
compared to the rest of the fabric, giving a unique change in
Extra decorative patterns may be added to the surface to
create unlimited three-dimensional technical effects and design.
Separate reinforced points can be inserted as well.
Each side of the panel can be the front layer, allowing for
either an active or a smart-classical denim jean look.
The totally reversible quilted jacket knitted on the Mec-Mor
machine provides superb comfort due to its
Seamless characteristics. The border is not sewn as it is
integrated into the fabric panel as well as incorporating the
It is a double-faced jacket that can have various patterns
and logos directly knitted into it by the machine.
These designs have a very high resolution thanks to the fine
inherent GG 20 characteristics.