Yarn Dyeing Frame

Cheese yarn dyeing frame, for dyeing large batches of yarn.

This dyeing frame could dye 225kg of yarn at a time. The yarn was placed on nickel tubes and dipped into a bath of dye. A pump forced the dye into the yarn through holes in the tubes.

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Science and Industry Museum: Textiles Gallery

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Textile Industry
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cotton (fibre) and metal (unknown)
dyeing frame

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