Circular knitting machines
Machine controllers/Accessories

NAVIGATOR

NAVIGATOR - Machine controller

Application

The Navigator is designed for central control and monitoring of all relevant production parameters on large-diameter circular and body machines.
The system comprises a set containing all components required to operate a circular knitting machine. Customisation to individual specifications is possible.

Main features

  • Clear, centralised display of all functions
  • Connections for control and monitoring systems
  • Production data saved for 30 days
  • Retrofitting of used machines

NAVIGATOR: The components

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1. Microprocessor


Interfaces for various communications, equipped with high-performance processors.

2. User interface


An ergonomically sized display allows good readability from several angles of viewer as well as fast menu guidance.

3. Rotary knob menu pilot


For navigating through the individual menus and for confirming the selected values and parameters.

4. Menu keys


For navigating in the sub-menus of production, quality and service programs.

Service program for parameter settings..

Quality control and monitoring.

Production control and monitoring.

Machine stop when the predefined fabric roll is completed.

5. Function keys


Activate/deactivate the feeder stop function at the yarn outlet for the press-off mode.

Switch fabric scanner LMW 3 on/off.

Switch fan system equipment on/off.

Switch MNC Needle controller on/off for bent or broken needles.

Switch lighting on/off.

Switch needle detector on/off.

Adjusting from reduced speed (slow) to production speed (fast) and vice-versa.

Reset product counter to zero.

Technische DatenTechnical data


Power supply

3 x 400 V AC​

Output voltage for ancillary equipment

24 V DC 4 A max.
24 V AC 3 A max.
220 V AC 400 – 800 V A (for VCL)
optional 24 V AC - 46 V AC 400 V A for electronic fabric take-down

500 mA DC outputs, short-circuit-proof

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Inputs

24

Serial line

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Bus

CAN Bus

USB

1 USB port, e. g. for data transmission of patterns on memory stick

Wireless transmission

for fabric take-down

Actuators (optional)

180 V DC

Ethernet

acquisition of production data

Main unit weight

22 kg

Navigator unit weight

2.6 kg​

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