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What is "Card Clothing" - Definition & Explanation

Special cloth or rubber, studded with wire teeth, which serve to open up the cotton FIBERS, clean them of impurities, and align them in parallel order. The material is affixed to the various working parts of the CARDING MACHINES.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

A pinafore apron or simply pinafore is a type of apron worn by women. It originates from "pin afore", reflecting that the bib part of an apron was earlier often secured to the chest using...
Furniture design that stressed simplicity of form, which was first employed by English furniture maker Charles L. Eastlake in 1868. An Eastlake chair usually has rounded front legs on casters,...
The property of fibers that measures strength. This is determined by the force required to rupture of break the fiber. Typically, this is measure is grams per denier, or g/d. Tensile strength measres...
A closely woven plain-weave fabric, traditionally made from cotton or linen yarns, and similar to canvas. NOTE: The terms "canvas" and "duck" have become almost synonymous and are often qualified...
The process of dyeing fiber prior to formation into yarns. Very high fastness dyes can be used and there is less pressure on getting color exactly right since batches can be blended prior to yarn...

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