December 8, 2022


DIGICONE® preciflex™ air texturing and air covering machine

Flexible Technology : The SSM DP3-CT is the first machine worldwide which is capable to run the 2 different processes air texturing and air covering. To swap the machine from one process to the other, only the air jet has to be exchanged.

Technical data DP3-CT
Types of winding DIGICONE® or precision
Mechanical speed up to 1200 m/min (process speed depending on process parameters)
Package shape freely programmable
Take-up tubes cylindrical tubes
Traverse length 25…250 mm infinitely variable
Take-up package diameter up to 280 mm
Package weight up to 8 kg
Supply package diameter 1-ply: up to 300 mm; 2-ply or 1-ply + stand-by: up to 240 mm

– on side creel: up to 4 ends and stand-by: up to 440 mm

Yarns air texturing: FDY/FOY, Elastane / air covering: filament yarns, Elastane
Count air texturing: up to 400 dtex / air covering: up to 3300 dtex
Layout single sided
No. of spindles per section 5
No. of spindles min./max. min. 5 / max. 40
Gauge 440 mm
Drive individually controlled electronic single drives
Electrical power
(basic power supply)
400 V, 50 cycles, 3 phases, loadable neutral, ground
Installed power 500 W per spindle
Power consumption approx. 180-250 W per spindle
Water consumption max. 4 litres per spindle and hour (only for texturing)
Compressed air / Process air requirement
– for machine operating
– for air covering
– for air texturing
Air installations is the responsibility of the machine user

– 6 bar
– up to 6 bar for the jet
– recommended compressor with a capacity of up to 20 m³ per spindle and hour with air dryer, oil filter and air tank (3 m³), pressure at machine: up to 12 bar for the jet

Process air consumption depending on type of jet and process parameters, according indication of jet manufacturer