spinneret


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spinneret

1. any of several organs in spiders and certain insects through which silk threads are exuded
2. a finely perforated dispenser through which a viscous liquid is extruded in the production of synthetic fibres

Spinneret

 

a cap or plate with holes used in machines for making synthetic fibers. Spinnerets are usually made of adhesion- and corrosion-resistant alloys, such as nickel alloys, or of stainless steels.

spinneret

[‚spin·ə′ret]
(engineering)
An extrusion die with many holes through which plastic melt is forced to form filaments.
(invertebrate zoology)
An organ that spins fiber from the secretion of silk glands.
(textiles)
A metal device with tiny holes through which a solution is forced at high speeds to make fine textile filaments.
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The tank is filled with PVA solution so that part of the spinneret is immersed in the polymer solution.
Selection of the parameter values was based on the number of nozzles in the spinneret. In Table 1, the pumping rate and the number of the needles are presented for a single spinneret.
Future studies will focus on determining whether there are differences in spinneret size and the number of spigots in A.
In the coaxial electrospinning system, the key element is the concentric spinneret. A diagram is shown in Figure 1(b).
"As soon as it comes out of the spinneret, a UV light cures the resin-soaked fiber with pinpoint accuracy and hardens it into a sturdy little rod," explain the manufacturers, who are set to display the invention at the Hannover Fair technology trade show later this month.
of Naples, Italy, which is using the screws with DSM Xplore's new lab-size fiber spinneret to reinforce PET fibers with carbon nano-tubes.
And yet a single SPider in the grain storage bin can all by itself make a very smooth milk-like product from its spinneret: Solo silo, silk milk.
The second stage includes the fibres forming through the spinneret feeder.
Man-made fibers are formed by forcing a liquid through tiny holes in a device called a spinneret. Microfibers' holes are finer than those of conventional fibers.
After 18 years at DuPont, pursuing the daily routine of creating one or another polymer, melting it into a liquid, and asking a technician to turn it into fibers with a machine called a spinneret, Kwolek made an odd but exciting discovery.
What goes into the spinneret as soluble liquid protein somehow emerges as an insoluble, nearly waterproof, highly ordered fiber.
They're the spinnerets. In the center of each spinneret is the opening of a tiny tube.