Filling Methods for Down & Feather Clothes
Method 1: filling machine
Down and feather are weighed on electronic scales with the precision of 0.2--1 gram., Fill with your hand the down and feather inside to the suction inlet and put the outlet of the fan into the space between the surface cloth and inner cloth. Let the fan blow the down and feather into the space. The display screen of the electronic scale can show the weight of down and feather already filled in.
A. Down and feather can be filled with filling pipes as small as 18 mm diameter so that narrow and small places such as collar and front can also be filled properly. Such narrow and small places is difficult to be filled by hand.
B. Down and feather can be loosened during filling procedure, which makes it easier to become smooth when patted by hand in the following working procedure ..
C. Person little contact feather.
D. Down and feather filling machine can be used to produce down and feather quilts and other products. Down and feather quilts are easy to produce and high in benefit.
A. There is no big speed difference in down and feather weighing and filling between filling machine and manual filling.
B. The working place tends to get disordered and spreaded with loose down and feather.
Method 2: hand stuff
Due to the fact that down & feather clothes are small in down and feather quantity filled and short in filling passage, they are usually filled manually.
On an electronic scale with a standing display screen, put an open box of 400 X 500 X 400 mm. Adjust the electronic scale until its screen shows zero. With your hand stuff the down and feather in the box directly into the space between the surface cloth and inner cloth of the clothes. The electronic scale can display the weight of the down and feather already filled.
Method 3: funnel stuff
On a desk type electronic scale, put a funnel made with thin iron sheet with a height of 200mm, an upper diameter of 200 mm and a lower diameter of 100 mm. ( 2—3 funnels different in size can be prepared according to actual sizes of the clothes ). Adjust the electronic scale to show zero when it is empty. Put with hand down and feather into the funnel and press it tight until the preset weight is reached. Then point the tunnel to the inside space between the surface cloth and the inner cloth, put in your hand from the upper side and push the down and feather to the inside space all the way through the funnel.
Method 4 Automatic down and feather filling machine
Two automatic weighing barrels are used to weigh down and feather in turn. The operator need only insert the filling pipe into the quilt or mattress, and the machine will automatically blow in the weighed down and feather from the barrel.
Advantage: A. Filling speed is 30 % quicker than manual operation.
B. The working site is in good order and looks luxurious.
Disadvantage: Its price is expensive
The machine occupies 20-30 M2 of area.
Filling weight is sometimes more than fixed errors.
The feather automatically circles for many times, and the consumption is large.