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CIRCOT Minicard for Sliver Production

CIRCOT Minicard for Sliver Production

Description and salient Technical features

In this machine individualisation and cleaning of fibres are achieved by feeding cotton uniformly to the cylinder and combing it with wire points. Further less neppy and uniform web is converted into sliver by calendar rollers and trumpet. The machine is suitable for making sliver as well as to collect the clean web of cotton for further use.

Technical Specifications:

Overall machine size 1.25 x 2.50 x 1.5 m
Cylinder length 610 mm
Power 1.12 kW
Weight 1500 kg

Construction parts: MS angle and sheet, High carbon steel, carding and clothing wire, rubber belt, different types of gears, chain and sprocket, V belt and pulley, wire cleaning roller. Safety guards are provided on both sides of machine. Emergency switch is also provided to ensure safety. One person (semi -skilled) is required to run this machine.

Performance Results

Capacity : 2 kg/h of sliver

Cost: Rs.7 Lakh

How the new technology will impact the income of the farmers / end users:

The roving sliver is outsourced from mills and processing plants to make yarn on Amber and other charkhas. Independency of yarn making at cotton production site i.e. fibre to fabric can be achieved. Additional income avenue for the farmers by production of sliver, web and yarn. The clean web can be used for surgical cotton and equivalent use.

Social/environmental/other benefits:

Development of rural employment and entrepreneurship.

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