Ring spinning frame, 1926.

Ring spinning frame, 1926. (portion of a spinning frame)

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Portion of a ring spinning frame of 44 spindles (originally 400) made by Dobson & Barlow Ltd., 1926, one side of which has been converted in 1963 to the Casablancas high draft system; object is complete with spares for conversion to original state.

Portion of a ring spinning frame of 44 spindles (originally 400) made by Dobson & Barlow Ltd., 1926, one side of which has been converted in 1963 to the Casablancas high draft system; this enables the yarn to be spun from slubbing directly. Ring spinning was developed in the USA from around 1830. To impart twist to the yarn, it employs a small eyelet running around a stationary ring, which in turn encircles the rotating spindle. Ring spinning machines were capable of continuous operation (in contrast to mule spinning) and were very compact - three can fit in the same floor space as one mule. Being automatic, they also needed less skilled supervision. The object is complete with spares for conversion to original state.

One spinning frame, with one side converted to the Casablancas system

1920-1926

Extension to loom frame to carry drive system consisting of 1hp.3 phase 1400 r.p.m. motor

Two removable end plates to guard the gear drives

Three bobbins

Components for converting one side of loom

Wooden bobbin for the textile spinning machine

1920-1926

Wooden bobbin for the textile spinning machine

1920-1926

Wooden bobbin for the textile spinning machine

1920-1926

Wooden bobbin for the textile spinning machine

1920-1926

Wooden bobbin for the textile spinning machine

1920-1926

Wooden bobbin for the textile spinning machine

1920-1926

Wooden bobbin for the textile spinning machine

1920-1926

Wooden bobbin for the textile spinning machine

1920-1926

Wooden bobbin for the textile spinning machine

1920-1926

Wooden bobbin for the textile spinning machine

1920-1926

Wooden bobbin for the textile spinning machine

1920-1926

Wooden bobbin for the textile spinning machine

1920-1926

Wooden bobbin for the textile spinning machine

1920-1926

Wooden bobbin for the textile spinning machine

1920-1926

Wooden bobbin for the textile spinning machine

1920-1926

Wooden bobbin for the textile spinning machine

1920-1926

Wooden bobbin for the textile spinning machine

1920-1926

Wooden bobbin for the textile spinning machine

1920-1926

Wooden bobbin for the textile spinning machine

1920-1926

Wooden bobbin for the textile spinning machine

1920-1926

Wooden bobbin for the textile spinning machine

1920-1926

Wooden bobbin for the textile spinning machine

1920-1926

Wooden bobbin for the textile spinning machine

1920-1926

Wooden bobbin for the textile spinning machine

1920-1926

Wooden bobbin for the textile spinning machine

1920-1926

Wooden bobbin for the textile spinning machine

1920-1926

Wooden bobbin for the textile spinning machine

1920-1926

Wooden bobbin for the textile spinning machine

1920-1926

Wooden bobbin for the textile spinning machine

1920-1926

Wooden bobbin for the textile spinning machine

1920-1926

Wooden bobbin for the textile spinning machine

1920-1926

Wooden bobbin for the textile spinning machine

1920-1926

Wooden bobbin for the textile spinning machine

1920-1926

Wooden bobbin with thread

1920-1926

Wooden bobbin with thread

1920-1926

Wooden bobbin with thread

1920-1926

Wooden bobbin with thread

1920-1926

Wooden bobbin with thread

1920-1926

Wooden bobbin with thread

1920-1926

Wooden bobbin with thread

1920-1926

Wooden bobbin with thread

1920-1926

Wooden bobbin with thread

1920-1926

Wooden bobbin with thread

1920-1926

Wooden bobbin with thread

1920-1926

Wooden bobbin with thread

1920-1926

Wooden bobbin for the textile spinning machine

1920-1926

Wooden bobbin for the textile spinning machine

1920-1926

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Details

Category:
Textiles Machinery
Object Number:
1926-607
Materials:
cast iron and steel
Measurements:
overall: 1.8 x 2.54 x 1.03 m
type:
portion of a spinning frame
credit:
Dobson and Barlow Limited