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CFD Makes Impact in the Textile Business
Posted Wed June 03, 2015 @12:00PM
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Application Fluid/Thermal analysts don't usually think about the textile industry when they discuss applications for CFD Software. But Murata Machinery, Ltd, a leading designer and manufacturer of textile machinery in Kyoto, Japan has been using CFD since the 1990s.

Murata uses Cradle SC/Tetra CFD software to help design machines and tooling that use air flow to spin textiles.

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In this narrated interview, Mr. Hidetoshi Takeuchi, Manager at the Murata Machinery, Ltd. R&D Technical Development Center, discusses CFD for a yarn spinning machine that uses aerodynamic forces to twist the fiber. He also discusses application of CFD to other Murata products.

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SC/Tetra analysis of VORTEX textile machinery. Yarn is woven by compressible airflow.

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