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lint·er

 (lĭn′tər)
n.
1. linters The short fibers that cling to cottonseeds after the first ginning.
2. A machine that removes these short fibers from the seeds of cotton.

linters

(ˈlɪntəs)
pl n
(Textiles) the short fibres stripped from ginned cotton seeds
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The lower CP and higher fibre contents seen in DCSH compared to LCSH may be explained by the short delinting process, which might remove hull-associated protein, and the removal of the protein free short linters.
Technological breakthroughs in the 1890s enabled cottonseed to be processed into edible oil and protein feed; other marketable cotton byproducts include seed hulls (also used for feed) and linters fiber (very short, fine fibers that are used in making stationary and other products).
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Based on a natural polymer, AkzoNobel 's Bermocoll cellulose derivatives are sourced from wood pulp or cotton linters.
Viscose fiber is a type of artificial cellulose fiber made of such raw materials as wood, bamboo and cotton linters, mainly used in the textile industry.
They will also examine current and future changes in the supply mix, both for specialty wood pulp and cotton linters pulp, which compete for the same cellulose basket.
However, a plot of hardness against percentage of linters showed a parabolic trend with a peak hardness at approximately 0.
Linters are short fibers that remain on the cottonseed after the ginning process removes the longer staples.
The material is moldable, which means numerous items can be quickly produced, including helmets for firefighters and linters for pick-up truck beds.
No major differences were found between TA and PA or TL and PL, suggesting that the 100% pure cotton linters paper did not interfere with the analysis.
The bleached pulp production plant from cotton linters, designed by SPE with its own technology, amounts to 35% of a larger project that will produce 45,000 metric tons/year of paper.