Mezger Inc. is the sole representative for Takayama Reed in the US.  

Takayama Reed is a highly-esteemed Japanese reed maker that has been manufacturing superb reeds for more than 100 years.  Our products are recognized as the highest quality by weaving companies around the world, and they are exported all over the globe.


Tunnel Reeds for Air Jet Looms

  • For all Japanese loom brands as well as major European loom brands
  • Suitable, reliable surface and cross sectional conditions of the profile dents
    • Reduce contact resistance between the dents and the yarn
    • Enables higher standards of weaving
    • Dent choice between SUS 301 and SUS 420J2 is made after considering your fabric type and usage
  • Highly accurate assembly which is especially vital relationship to the stability of weft insertion
  • Offer the most suitable air flow for any combination of yarns, constructions and loom types

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Duraflex Flat Reeds for Projectile, Rapier and Shuttle Looms

  • Applicable for difficult-to-produce fabrics on water jet looms, rapier looms, and projectile looms
  • Superior Accuracy and Durability
  • Choosing only the highest quality materials, Takayama Duraflex Reeds are produced under exacting conditions resulting in only the highest quality product, meeting the precision and durability needs of even the most demanding weaving requirements
  • The reed of choice for even the most delicate filament yarns and the highest quality woven fabrics. Soldering process is not used, making Takayama Duraflex Reeds an environmentally friendly product
  • Comprehensive Product Range
  • Whatever your requirements in reed length, reed height, dent pitch, reed wire and channel types, surface treatment or other material specifications, Takayama Reed offers a comprehensive line of Duraflex Reed products to meet all needs in the worldwide textile industry

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Separator and Hook Reeds

For use in warp yarn preparation processes such as sizing, beaming, and warping

Expansion Board
  • ​Beam Warper Board with an originally designed expansion mechanism and a ceramic yarn guide developed for higher abrasion resistance
  • Higher Durability enables long life and stable performance during operation
  • Precise spacing of Reed Dents is according to customer specifications
  • Superior Abrasion Resistance -- The Ceramic yarn guide resists damage from glass fiber, full dull, high count yarn, fine denier, and exotic yarn configurations
  • Capability for High Density -- The Expansion mechanism enables a minimum pitch of 1.0mm with higher pitch accuracy
  • Wide Expandability -- 45% expandability is possible with stable condition using the Expansion Board; (Previous expanders with spring provide only 30% expandability)
  • Less Contact Resistance -- The Original Twisted Metal Plates with eyelets for the yarn angle reduce yarn contact resistance to minimum levels

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Hook Reeds
  • Use together with the Hook Reed Leasing Equipment to insure the proper arrangement of the warp yarns during the beaming process
  • Comes in two types:
    • Flat-dent type (top leasing operation) 
    • Round-pin type (bottom leasing operation)
  • Accurate and reliable -- Stable leasing process brings accurate and proper warp arrangement
  • High versatility -- Leasing for all kinds of yarns is possible and using for varieties of industrial fabric
  • Flat-Dent Type
    • Stable leasing is achieved due to a special treatment of the hook segment of the reed
    • This new design enables proper and effective top leasing operation
    • 12mm width dent is using for rigidity of the reed
  • Round-Pin Type
    • Due to the use of round pins contact resistance to the yarn is lowered, making this type of Hook Reed especially appropriate for delicate yarns which are highly susceptible to broken filaments

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Semi-Auto Leasing System for Hook Reeds
  • Hook Reeds are used with leasing equipment, and the vertical motion of the rod bar and the horizontal shifting of the Hook Reeds are partially automated. The motive power of the process is provided by only compressed air
  • This system is excellent equipment for energy savings
  • The height of the Hook Reeds leasing Equipment can be adjusted according to the height of the warp sheet
  • By moving the Hook Reeds forwards or backwards in relation to the leasing beams, the warp sheet’s shed can be adjusted
  • Specifications:
    Type TR-3000
    Air Supply Pressure 0.6Mpa or more
    Power Supply Not necessary

    Top hook or bottom hook leasing operation
    Combination of two models in one machine is not possible

    Max. Numbers of Dividing Rod

    Max. 16 dividing rods
    (If more than 16 rods required, negotiable)

    Surface Treatment of Dividing Rod Mat hard chromium plated
    * Slide Distance of Hook Reeds

    Max. 200mm
    (100mm for left and 100mm for right side)

    * Distance of Vertical Movement of Dividing Rod Depending on the customer’s request
    * Vertical Adjustment of Hook Reeds Max. 300mm
    * Size 2,700mm(W) x 2,000mm(D) x 2,000mm(H) for 16 dividing rods
    * Weight About 1,000kg for 16 dividing rods

    The item with (*) are standard for 16 dividing rods

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Super Expander 50


Expander Straight Comb


Back Reed


Expansion Combs





Reeds and Combs for Sizing, Warping and Beaming Machines


Jumbo Reeds for PMC market


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