Card Clothing


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Card Clothing

 

material with a uniform spiny surface, which is used to cover the carding elements of carding machines in the textile industry. Card clothing consists of a flexible foundation in which steel wire staples with pointed ends, usually bent near the foundations, are mounted at an angle. The card clothing foundation consists of several layers of glued cotton material, sometimes with an additional layer of rubber or felting. Card clothing is made in various sizes, expressed by an arbitrary number, according to the fineness of the wire and the number of staples per square centimeter. For example, No. 100 consists of 39 staples per sq cm made of wire 0.34 mm in diameter. Card clothing is being replaced by all-metal serrated clothing.

G. N. KUKIN

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The acquisition will enable Groz-Beckert a first access to the spinning industry, while offering all card clothing items from one source.
Mrs Liversidge worked as a typist at English Card Clothing in Lindley from 1961 to 1981.
Mr Kennedy said: 'We did not expect the continued erosion of demand in UK plastics which required further unplanned reorganisation and closures in the second-half, and a weakening in global card clothing demand also in the second-half of the year.
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The senior Lennerton said they will bring materials and relics from the early days of business in Leicester, which was a mill community and a major developer of the card clothing industry.
A FORMER boss at Marden-based card clothing company James Holdsworth and Brothers Ltd said he is devastated by the closure of the firm with the loss of 40 jobs.
The recovery in demand for card clothing and specialist wire products continues.
Murdock's Card Clothing mill located just across Main Street from the house.
The company, founded in 1790, was the last card clothing company in the UK.
Shares in card clothing and engineering group Carclo dropped 9p yesterday amid fears that the continuing economic crisis in the Far East, a major export market for the company, would adversely affect profits this year.
With nine production sites in Germany, USA, Brazil, India, China, and Switzerland, Trutzschler is a market leader in the product areas of spinning, nonwovens, man-made fibers and card clothing.
The family fortune was built by the first Pliny Earle, a manufacturer of card clothing, the special wire brushes used to comb out flax and wool so they could be spun into cloth.