Tufting technology

Description

Know how to produce pile fabrics such as carpets using tufting technology.

Alternative labels

technology for tufted textile production
technology for tufted fabrics production
process and techniques for tufting
process and techniques for textile tufting
tufting process and techniques
technology for tufted fabrics manufacturing
technology for tufted textile manufacturing

Skill type

knowledge

Skill reusability level

sector-specific

Relationships with occupations

Essential knowledge

Tufting technology is an essential knowledge of the following occupations:

Tufting operator: Tufting operators supervise the tufting process of a group of machines, monitoring fabric quality and tufting conditions. They inspect tufting machines after set up, start up, and during production to ensure the product being tufted meets specs and quality standards.

Optional knowledge

Tufting technology is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this knowledge may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.

Carpet handicraft worker: Carpet handicraft workers use handicraft techniques to create textile floor coverings. They create carpets and rugs from wool or other textiles using traditional crafting techniques. They can use diverse methods such as weaving, knotting or tufting to create carpets of different styles.
Carpet weaver: Carpet weavers operate machinery to create textile floor coverings. They create carpets and rugs from wool or synthetic textiles using specialised equipment. Carpet weavers can use diverse methods such as weaving, knotting or tufting to create carpets of different styles.

 


 

References

  1. Tufting technology – ESCO

 

Last updated on September 20, 2022

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