A Practical Treatise on Dying of Woollen, Cotton, and Skein Silk: The Manufacturing of Broadcloth and Cassimere, Including the Most Improved Methods P (Paperback)

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Excerpt from A Practical Treatise on Dying of Woollen, Cotton, and Skein Silk: The Manufacturing of Broadcloth and Cassimere, Including the Most Improved Methods Pursued in the West of England, in Which the Various Manipulations Are Accurately Delineated, Also a Correct Description of Sulphuring Woollens, and Chemical Bleaching of C

There are three leading defects in most of the cloths made in this country. The wool is not well scribbled, the warps are too crowded, and the nap is not more than half raised. Scribbling is too often neglected in England, as well as in this country it ought to be scribbled twice this is done by a few of the best English manufacturers, and it wonderfufly immoves the fabric, it Spins better, is softer, more free from nips, and indeed works better in every succeeding operation. The scribblers in the west of Eng land are, however, only single machines, and here they are gene rally double - the wool ought, therefore, to be as well scribbled here at one operation, as it is there at two. Provided the machines are as well made, and worked with equal ability.

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Product Details
ISBN: 9781331957249
ISBN-10: 1331957249
Publisher: Forgotten Books
Publication Date: January 29th, 2019
Pages: 298
Language: English