Van de Wiele innovations
BONAS - trendsetter in jacquard
BONAS, trendsetter in jacquard weaving will present the Si
range in jacquard weaving technology. Thanks to its compact
design, lightweight, low energy consumption and high efficiency
is now available from 2,688 up to 31,104 hooks, the largest
single jacquard machine available on the market.
On the Van de Wiele booth in Hall 3, Stand C01 one can
discover the Si27 on an Itema R9500-340 cm with 27,200 installed
hooks, weaving wall covering and bed covers.
To date, numerous Bonas Si’s with over 25,000 hooks are
installed in the market, weaving a wide range of applications.
The performance and stability of the Si is demonstrated while
weaving OPW airbags at high speed, with 11520 hooks, on a
Dornier Air Jet. The double-sided drive mechanism proves its
The Bonas Si range is used for all applications on all
possible jacquard air jet, rapier and velvet looms.
High capacity Si Jacquard with 31,104 hooks.
Bonas’ other successful Jacquard range, the Ji will also be
displayed. This model is available from 1,920 up to 5,760 hooks.
The Ji is manufactured in factory in Belgium as well as in
Nanjing. Nanjing is producing exclusively for the Chinese
market. Hundreds of Ji’s are installed in several countries for
numerous weaving applications.
Ji jacquard with 2688 hooks.
At ITMA Asia, a Ji5 equipped with 5,000 hooks will weave
furnishing fabrics on a Picanol GT Max-340 cm. A Ji2 with 2688
hooks will produce terry towels on a Rifa Air Jet.
Another 6 Ji’s will be on display weaving from label over
terry to furnishing fabrics.
Bonas’ Ji range, already producing in many countries
worldwide, uses the best jacquard technology. The synergy of the
micro-selection technology and the state-of-the-art,
maintenance-free drive mechanism with integrated dwell, makes
the Ji the reference in jacquard double width weaving.
VSi22 Velvet Smart Innovator.
All the machines are equipped with the latest BONAS Ci
Controller. The Linux based BONAS Ci controller and software
offer solutions for every weaving application. Use of icons on a
10.4” touch screen is user friendly, self-learning and makes
operation very easy and self-evident. The Ci controller is
Industry 4.0 compliant and hence ready for the future.
VSi22 Velvet Smart Innovator
Van de Wiele will also present as a world’s first the meter
execution of the Velvet Smart Innovator VSi for plain and
jacquard velvets. The main specs of the machine include parallel
reed motion, reinforced cross members, single beams over the
full width and up to 24 servo driven smart frames.
The VSi “345”-type is now available for plain velvets as well
as jacquard velvets including light viscose carpets and prayer
HCiX2 for picture weaving
The new showpiece in carpet weaving is the “HCiX2” in reed
1500 dents per meter, 8 colour frames (1500/8). This high
density carpet weaving machine, available in 3 and 4 meters
width, is able to weave carpets with up to 5 million points per
square meter, creating high end niche products, with a handmade
look. The same machine is able to weave carpets in reed 750
dents per meter, using 16 colour frames. More colours or effects
can be created using a filling selector.
Instead of the traditional labor-intensive designing of woven
carpet, a photo-realistic picture is processed in real time and
converted to a design that fits the weaving machine. The HCiX2
is also available in the common configurations 1200/8, 1000/10
Van de Wiele Spare Parts Service
Van de Wiele Spare Parts Service offers technical assistance
to all customers for the order and delivery of original VdW
parts. Technical assistance is provided with fast response and
genuine parts are delivered within short delivery times. These
original spare parts, of course assured of high quality
standard, will increase efficiency of the loom and extent life
Cobble: Colortec tufting machine
A key development of Cobble is the Individual Pile Delivery (IPD)
for the Colortec tufting machine, giving a more even pile
surface of the tufted carpet, resulting in less yarn
The Colortec, in combination with the in-house developed
software TuftLink, is able to produce carpet with multiple
density and color gradients. Also, it is perfectly suitable for
the production of imitation hand-tuft qualities up to 4.2 kg/m²,
even with combinations of different yarns. On the Myriad tufting
machine, designs of 240 m² without repeat are possible for
wall-to-wall side matching. The Myriad is available up to 1/12”
gauge and can be equipped with double sliding needlebar. All
Cobble tufting machines are available up to 5 meters width. The
fabric samples of all these machines will be presented on group
SUPERBA: Space dyeing and heat
setting machinery for carpet yarn
SUPERBA present on the Chinese market since 1992 is having a
subsidiary in Shanghai (SSRO) with sales & technical Chinese
people, as well as a stock of spare-parts to ensure a high level
of service to local customers.
The Chinese carpet market is currently focused on the use of
polyester and polyamide fibers to manufacture rugs; one of the
current favorites is the tufted printed carpet for domestic
This kind of carpet requires a well-defined pin-point effect
to get a precise printed drawing.
SUPERBA TVP3 heat-setting line offers the highest pin-point
definition with their saturated steam process.
The recent improvements in SUPERBA’s space-dyeing technology,
like bicolor printing, or dyeing polyester yarn, are likely to
generate great interest among the Chinese manufacturers looking
for innovative end-products.