Cotton gin

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  • Cotton gin

    1. 1. Cotton gin by Nick Reed
    2. 2. • a machine separating the seeds from raw cotton fibers provenly done by slaves The design comprised a wire screen, with numerous, small hooks made from wire. The hooks served the purpose of pulling the cotton into the machine, while the integrated brushes quickly cleared the loose lint. The design was not elaborate and did not address any complex aspects of cotton cleaning. The
    3. 3. How Cotton Gin works• a machine separating the seeds from raw cotton fibers provenly done by slaves The design comprised a wire screen, with numerous, small hooks made from wire. The hooks served the purpose of pulling the cotton into the machine, while the integrated brushes quickly cleared the loose lint. The design was not elaborate and did not address any complex aspects of cotton cleaning. The
    4. 4. • Cotton lints are cleaned within a wooden cylinder. The cylinder has rows of spikes that form a grid and function like a comb. When the open cotton pods pass through the bars of the grid, the close-knit design does not allow the seeds to pass through.
    5. 5. How Cotton Gin works• Cotton lints are cleaned within a wooden cylinder. The cylinder has rows of spikes that form a grid and function like a comb. When the open cotton pods pass through the bars of the grid, the close-knit design does not allow the seeds to pass through.
    6. 6. •minus the seeds, arefibers, The cleaned cotton then extracted through the wire teeth of the grid like comb and sorted in a pan on the other side.
    7. 7. How Cotton Gin works•minus the seeds, arefibers, The cleaned cotton then extracted through the wire teeth of the grid like comb and sorted in a pan on the other side.
    8. 8. Resources• http://www.buzzle.com/articles/how-does-the-cotton-gin-work.html• academickids.com• en.wikipedia.org

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