Ben Tew - designer - engineer


Diam Est
Kniterate // 2019 -2021
London, UK
Mechanical Design Lead

  • Co-Lead the overall design development and production of the mechanical, electromechanical and skin of Kniterate’s first generation worktop digital knitting machine. 

  • Lead the effort to significantly reduce BOM and improve ease of manufacture.

  • Lead the design of the first generation needle bed racking mechanisms , carriage rail systems and oil sump systems.

Kniterate is compact digital knitting machine that sits in the market in between hand knitting machines and large industrial machines.  It allows independent knitwear designers to use Kniterate’s own software and machines to take knitwear designs and make them a reality in their own workshop.

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