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plait

(plāt)
To braid; to make separate strands of tissue into a ropelike structure (e.g., during tendon repair).
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The Plaiter group is installed at final part of the fabric transport tube, consists of a duly shaped cone, which is moved orthogonally to the direction of the fabric.
Plaiter group: Installed in the final part of the fabric transport tube, the plaiter consists of a duly shaped cone, which is moved orthogonally to the direction of the fabric.
The fabric is delivered via a plaiter into box carriages or whatever the operator has available at the next step of processing of knitted fabrics.