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drumhead

1. Music the part of a drum that is actually struck with a stick or the hand
2. the head of a capstan, pierced with holes for the capstan bars
3. another name for eardrum
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He started making drumheads in the back of the store, enlisting the help of a carpenter who worked next door and a machinist.
in Valencia, has been making drumheads for 50 years, with the help of employees such as Janeth Gutierrez, working below.
Fifty years after he switched from his job as a drummer to become a Mylar drumhead manufacturer, Belli, 79, is still keeping the beat.
Phil Collins plays on our drumheads,'' said Ridgway, who noted that devotees of the company's products include Ringo Starr, Larry Mullin Jr.
We can make up to 18,000 to 20,000 drumheads per day.
Up until that time, everything was made from animal skin,'' Ridgway said about the drumheads that drummers pound with drumsticks or their hands.
Drumheads made from a polyester derivative were the company's only product in the early years.
3--ran in SAC only) Estella Montes, one of 320 employees, stacks some of the drumheads produced for the music and toy industries at Remo Inc.
Ridgway said Remo has made a drumhead as small as two inches in diameter.
As the first company to market the synthetic drumhead, Remo has continued to innovate, Ridgway said.
Every year for the past 23 years, we have supplied every single drumhead that goes out at the Rose Parade,'' Ridgway said.
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