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Eltex Yarn Expert - Tufting Machines


The Eltex EYE is a flexible system designed for yarn fault detection on tufting machines.

It is designed to improve quality and efficiency by reducing mending and down time.

EYE for tufting uses the Compact yarn sensors. The sensors are normally fitted between the feed rollers and the needles.
100% of Tufting Yarn Breaks / End Outs detected. The sensors use the well proven piezoelectric principle.
The special compact design enables the sensors to be fitted on machines with a gauge as dense as 1/10th of an inch.

Tufting Compact 


• 100% of Tufting Yarn Breaks / End Outs detected
• Faulty yarn is specificly identified, resulting in more
• All events are logged in real time and can be used for
statistics and diagnostics
• Networkable to a central database
• Automatic addressing of all the system parts
• Easy to change system configuration

• Fast learning of positions in use (no ON/OFF switches on the sensors)
• Simple cables with modular connectors
• Robust sensors in metal housings
• Sensor parameters can be set for different groups of yarns
• Ethernet, CAN Bus, or Modbus (available for OEM
• Easy mounting of sensors



Full manual available upon request. Contact us.

Eltex of Sweden AB

Post:    Box 24
SE-283 21  OSBY
Street: Södra Portgatan 19 
SE-283 50  OSBY
Phone:+46 479 53 63 00
Fax:    +46 479 53 63 99

For inquiries in USA, Canada & Mexico

Eltex U.S., Inc.
13031 E. Wade Hampton Blvd.
Greer, SC 29651, USA
Phone: +1 864 879 2131
Fax: +1 864 879 3734

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