Doffer


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Doff´er


n.1.(Mach.) A revolving cylinder, or a vibrating bar, with teeth, in a carding machine, which doffs, or strips off, the fiber from the cards.
2.(Spinning) A worker who replaces full bobbins by empty ones on the throstle or ring frames.
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Visitors can look forward the new InLine clothing series for the nonwovens industry, further developed cylinder and doffer wires, and stationary and revolving flats for the spinning industry.
In McBride's machine, ginned fibers were captured from the doffer brush by carding cloth lining the carding drums.
For example, Jabu Dludla, a doffer in the spinning department who stayed at Kranzkloof hostel, claimed that a member of the Frametex liaison committee met with workers in her department to inform them that 'two bulls [were] fighting in the factory and that the "red bull" had won.
Mindshapes, Christian Doffer, Chief Commercial Officer/Co-Founder, 44203-1425800, partners@mindshapes.com, P.
The boarding house Lois Larcom established began failing, however, so she removed Lucy from school and sent her to work in the mills as an eleven-year-old "doffer," or bobbin-changer (Marchalonis 28-30).
Previously she was a spinner and doffer at Stevens Linen Associates in Dudley for several years.
Production of silage under a temperature of 27-35 degrees C will turn out doffer with good quality fresh, green, and not affected by fungus.
The blaze broke out in the Tidy Doffer in Ravernet, Lisburn, Co Antrim, around lunchtime as it opened for the day's business.
At twelve she worked half time as an unskilled doffer, excited at first, then quickly exhausted and disillusioned.
(19) See Zamakhsyari Doffer, The pesantren tradition: The role of the kyai in the maintenance of traditional Islam in Java (Tempe: Program in South and Southeast Asian Studies, Arizona State University, 1999).
By the end of the day, I had a severe case of Doffer's Elbow, but Monty assures me: "We've made someone happy in the simplest way possible.
There the skipper, clad in his great "doffer" and sea-cap, peers out through a half opened window, because the glass is all sheeted with ice.