Needle Lubricants for Knitting Machines

The specialized needle oils available from Vickers have been formulated not only to meet the exacting requirements of today’s knitting machine technology, but also to be fully compatible with the yarns and the finishing routes to which the knitted fabric is subjected. Vickers oils contribute to the efficient running of the machinery and to the maximization of needle, sinker and cam life. They are approved by many machine manufacturers.

The VICKERS range of needle oils offers:
Excellent lubrication under critical conditions , Excellent scourability- readily scoured from fabric, Powerful anti-wear performance, Good high temperature stability, Corrosion resistance, Good storage stability, Grades tested by Du Pont for compatibility with Lycra™, Low friction, Compatible with electronic actuators, seals and plastic components, GOTS (Global Organic Textiles Standards) approved for Organic Cotton processing, Formulated to meet requirements of ECO labels, Silicon free & free from heavy metals such as Cadmium, Chromium, Lead & Mercury.

Coning Oils

The range of coning oils applied for the production of textured, continuous filament nylon and polyester yarns is formulated to confer:

Optimum frictional characteristics, A high level of anti-static protection, Easy removal in fabric finishing.

Special grades are available for high speed texturing which offer:
Anti-splash characteristics, Non-misting properties, Accurate and even application levels between and within yarn packages, Optimized off take properties for all yarns including low DPF, microfibre and torque yarns, Biodegradability and low carbon emissions, Designed to meet European Commission’s REACh (Registration, Evaluation, Authorization and Restriction of Chemicals) regulations.