Tertiary/Auxiliary motions of loom





Weft stop motion: These motions stop the loom immediately in the event of weft breakage or weft running out.

There are 2 types of weft stop motions.

  • Side weft fork motion

  • Centre weft fork motion

Warp stop motion: These motions stop the loom immediately in the event of warp breakage.

There are 3 types of warp stop motion.

  • Mechanical

  • Electrical

  • Electro mechanical



Warp protector motion: These motions protect the warp in the event of shuttle trap which may be due to over picking. The mechanism will prevent mass breakage.

There are 2 types of warp protector motion.

  • Loose reed motion

  • Fast reed motion



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