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LICKERIN [1 record]

Record 1 2005-05-17


Subject field(s)
  • Tools and Equipment (Textile Industries)
  • Thread Spinning (Textiles)

A part of the feed mechanism of the card.


[The lickerin, which] consists of a hollow, metal roll with a spirally grooved surface containing a special saw-toothed wire ... opens up the tufts of the picker lap as it is fed to the card and transfers the fibres to the main cylinder.


  • Outillage et équipement (Industries du textile)
  • Filature (Textiles)

Partie du mécanisme d'alimentation de la carde.


[Le briseur en gros qui consiste] en un rouleau (tambour) creux en métal dont la surface est garnie de rayures en spirale et d'un fil métallique spécial en forme de dents de scie [...] sert à ouvrir les touffes de la nappe produite par le batteur qui alimente la carde et à transférer les fibres vers le cylindre principal.


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