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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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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The ERA combing machine in a multi-servomotor drive design.
The cloth is most often formed mechanically from several layers of combed fibers passing through the dotting, drum of a combing machine. 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
Combs for different machine types of all leading combing machine manufacturers can be delivered.
NSC fiber to yarn will introduce its complete product range and in particular the latest developments in combing machine ERA40 and in gillboxes with the GC40 and the GN8.
The costs for other machinery increases by 5% (draw frame TD 9, Combing machine TCO 12).
They can also be used to analyze combing machine performance an important facet of the entire production process.
At ITMA ASIA 2014 in SHANGHAI, "NSC fibre to yarn" which includes N.Schlumberger and Seydel trademarks will exhibit the ERA combing machine well-known for producing high quality tops in wool, flax or delicate fibres such as cashmere.
This type of defect has a number of likely causes, all showing up in the yarn: too many neps in the raw material; too many short fibers in the yarn (possibly caused by incorrect settings at the combing machine); poorly-maintained machinery; or defective rollers on the ring spinning machine.
The latest series of circular combs is exclusively designed for the new combing machine of Rieter type E80.