G.; Patil, V Development of prototype double roller gin
with improved power transmission and its performance evaluation.
As one possible survival strategy, the co-op considered installing a roller gin, used to process long-fibered cotton such as Pima.
Yet, without the necessary cotton volume in the Visalia area to bring in adequate revenue, the gin could hardly afford a $3 million roller gin. A few attempts at merging with other co-ops went nowhere.
Moving indoors to the cotton gins--and to a research project financially supported by the cotton industry through Cotton Incorporated--scientists at Hughs's lab have found a way to modify roller gin
stands to quadruple the processing speed for upland cotton.
They had a craftsman who could build us a single crank roller gin, but it would take time.
The roller gin is a beautiful little machine, just the right size for a classroom.
A pilot-plant roller gin
that is comparable to a commercial unit was used to obtain lint for further quality tests.