Wool combing machine


Wool combing machine

The wool combing machine was invented by Edmund Cartwright. This machine is used to arrange and lay parallel by length the fibers of wool, prior to further treatment. The machine was important in the mechanisation of the textile industry. The machine was refined by many later inventors.

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