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. The velvet and corduroy industry; a brief account of the various processes connected with the manufacture of cotton pile goods. cter of the cutting isvery good, as obviously if the knives are accuratelyset they will just cut the crown of the pile in the ribfor which each knife is set. One great advantage ofthis machine is that it cannot easily make holes, as itis supplied with an automatic stopper, and providedthis is in good working order immediately the guidecomes to a hole or defect, it drops out and automaticallystops the machine. In comparison with the old methodof hand-cutting, this co

. The velvet and corduroy industry; a brief account of the various processes connected with the manufacture of cotton pile goods. cter of the cutting isvery good, as obviously if the knives are accuratelyset they will just cut the crown of the pile in the ribfor which each knife is set. One great advantage ofthis machine is that it cannot easily make holes, as itis supplied with an automatic stopper, and providedthis is in good working order immediately the guidecomes to a hole or defect, it drops out and automaticallystops the machine. In comparison with the old methodof hand-cutting, this co Stock Photo
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. The velvet and corduroy industry; a brief account of the various processes connected with the manufacture of cotton pile goods. cter of the cutting isvery good, as obviously if the knives are accuratelyset they will just cut the crown of the pile in the ribfor which each knife is set. One great advantage ofthis machine is that it cannot easily make holes, as itis supplied with an automatic stopper, and providedthis is in good working order immediately the guidecomes to a hole or defect, it drops out and automaticallystops the machine. In comparison with the old methodof hand-cutting, this continuous running of the piecefrom the beginning to the end avoids all the difficultiesof the settings-in, which are inherent in hand production.Also it may be pointed out that the goods cut in thismanner do not require stiffening, and an obvious 94 VELVET AND CORDUROY INDUSTRY advantage in cutting all the piece at once will make itclear that defects usually associated with the edgingof the knife cannot occur in this machine. Having been in use for practically half a century,it is a well-known piece of fustian mechanism, and. Fig. 12 GEO. smiths improved FUSTIAN CUTTINGMACHINE has been extensively adopted in the manufacture ofcorduroys, not only in this country but in severalContinental countries — France, Belgium, Spain,Germany, Russia, and the United States of America.Netherwood Cord-Cutting Machine. As we haveseen the original cutting machine of this type (Keighleyand Netherwood) was made for the cord business andwas employed in the manufacture of cotton cords. CORDUROY, MOLESKIN AND KINDRED ARTICLES 95 and substantially the same type of machine, whether ofthe single-knife type (similar to the velvet machinealready described) or of the four-knife type in whichfour knives work side by side, continues to be employedsuccessfully in the manufacture of cotton cords. Thevelvet-cutting machine, important though it now is,may indeed be said to have been an off-shoot from theorigina