Chosen by demanding weave stylists and technicians for its powerful yet user-friendly tools.
Create advanced weave designs from scratch, or start with a scanned fabric swatch. Once your design is complete, Dobby does the rest.
Replace time consuming and expensive fabric samples with amazingly realistic virtual samples.
Export design files directly to your looms to control manufacturing process, including yarn selections data.
Create complex and compound weaves such as double cloth fabrics
Analyze fabric scans to automatically create quick reproductions
View weave and virtual samples side by side in real time
Print via 3D View alongside simulations
NedGraphics Dobby is available in 2 versions: Essentials and Advanced. Select the version best suited for your needs:
Access multiple libraries for mixing and matching yarns, weaves, warp and weft arrangements, harness set ups, and peg plans
Load pre-existing templated design information from files to create new fabric designs
Create and match all types of yarns with our exclusive yarn generator
Import scanned yarn images to capture even the most sophisticated yarns textures
Simulates accurate yarn sizes, based on standard cotton count, denier, tex, metric, worsted, woolen, silk and more
Create realistic virtual fabric samples to replace physical samples
Manage unlimited color variations and accurate color blankets
Visualize even the most sophisticated effects, such as variable density reeding, let-back, tissue picks, variable density weft, skip dents and top-beam dobbies
Automatically generate production specifications, that can be printed or exported in Adobe® PDF
Export machine files to drive production machinery (supported formats include: Staubli, Dornier, Picanol, Sulzer-Ruti, Vamatex, and Tsudakoma)
Drawing-in machine interfaces include: Staubli Delta 200, 100 and Vega
Export production data in standard text files for import to database and PLM systems