Combing machine

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Related to Combing machine: spinning machine, carding machine
(Textile Manuf.) a machine for combing wool, flax, cotton, etc., and separating the longer and more valuable fiber from the shorter. See also Carding machine, under Carding.

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Fibrous cloth may be produced by the aerodynamic method in which the fibers are removed from the drum of the combing machine by a stream of air and transferred to a mesh drum (condenser) or a horizontal mesh with a maximum speed of up to 100 m/min, or by water dispersion of the fibers on the mesh of a paper machine.
1823 Edmund Cartwright, the English innovator who invented the wool combing machine, died
India, Brazil and China; the product range covers all the equipment needed for fiber preparation in spinning mills, from the blow room to cards and draw frames, even combing machines.