Cotton Spinning Volume 1

Cotton Spinning Volume 1

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1901 edition. Excerpt: ...twice per week, and in other cases only once per week. If the "fly" is not gathered with sufficient frequency it is possible for it to be caught up again by the working parts and to pass forward with the good cotton, and give a cloudy web. "Fly" is the fibre which is driven or which falls off the taker-in, cylinder and doffer during working. RECEDING COMB. For Stripping the Flats employed in Self-Stripping "Revolving Carding Engines (Butterworih s Patent). At the present time there is a strong tendency towards the adoption of patent stripping combs for the flats, and several motions are on the market, of which the one under notice is one of the cheapest and was one of the first invented. Other motions are Jones & Heap's, Walsh's, Fogg's, and Williams'. It will no doubt have been observed that the comb always used for the above-named purpose, until recently, has an invariable and therefore non-adjustable up and down movement. The disadvantages of this principle are: --1. High Wires on the Flats.---These are frequently caused by the stripping comb, as when from want of proper care in grinding the flats are difficult to strip. It is a well-known custom to set the comb so as to touch the card wire on the down or stripping stroke, its combing action being however on the back of the tooth the angle of the wire is not disturbed; but on the return or upward stroke of the comb the wire is dragged back, with the result that the card teeth are straightened. It is quite true that this injury may be removed to some extent by light and careful grinding, yet the original power of the wire cannot be restored. 2. Minimum of Strips.--It will be noted under this old system that when it is deemed desirable to reduce the flat waste...show more

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  • Paperback | 72 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 145g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236882733
  • 9781236882738