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doffer

[′däf·ər]
(textiles)
A device that strips material from another part on a textile machine.
A worker who replaces full bobbins or cones with empty ones.
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He said: "The Tidy Doffer is a pub I would have eaten in on a number of occasions and it would have been a popular spot for visitors to the area.
All of the doffer grinders made by Tier-Rack are precision machined to ensure that the doffers are ground to a uniform thickness for optimum cotton removal.
The new doffer wire NovoDoff with 450 ppsi is designed especially for hydroentangled light weight nonwovens and is most suitable for long-staple fibers, due to optimized transfer properties.
Autefa's Webmaster Card works on the basis of a patented double doffer system between the two main card cylinders and offers two main advantages.
This is a double doffer system with the possible activation of condenser rolls for heavier webs.
Bekaert's latest innovation: SiroLock worker and doffer wire range is a fine example of the merits of such cooperation.
This general range of doffing speeds is related to the capabilities of the crosslapper and the extended speed range required in crosslapping when using the advanced batt shaping technologies, which require the crosslapper to have lay-down speeds that are dramatically higher than the doffer speed.
As Thomas Dawley discovered upon his first visit to a cotton mill in Asheville, North Carolina, some sixty years later, white children working as doffers managed to snatch occasional moments of tolerated play despite their factory work (17-18).
It was said because women could operate a loom equally as well as men, the wages were depressed to what was considered a woman was worth, and this had a knock-on effect to other jobs such as doffers and fettlers.
Based on years of experience with these systems, Jetlace Avantage Wuxi Nonwoven Technology has now developed a new carding machine, the aXcess Varioweb card with three doffers, for the production of state-of-the-art spunlace fabrics of highest web uniformity.
They're nothing more than old duffer doffers, heading the way of the dodo and brontosaurus.
The new ANDRITZ neXline spunlace (annual capacity of 8,000 tons) is equipped with an eXcelle VarioWeb card with three doffers, a Jetlace Essentiel hydroentanglement unit, and a Perfodry Avantage through-air dryer.