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What is "Garnett machine" - Definition & Explanation

A type of carding machine, equipped with rollers and cylinders covered with metallic teeth, which is used to open up hard and soft waste textile products with a view to recycling them.
A machine similar to a carding machine, used to open hard-twisted yarn wastes, rags, and clippings. Cylinders are covered with coarse wire teeth.

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