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  • Description: Spinning
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    • Hagley Museum

    • Museums; Factories;
    • "The original stone building was begun in 1814 (finished in 1815) for use as a cotton spinning mill by the newly-formed Duplanty - McCall Cotton Company. Spinning operations began in 1816, and continued until 1821 when Duplanty - McCall failed,...
    • Threading-up

    • Manufacturing process of acetate rayon
    • Threading-up a spinning machine at a rayon yarn plant of E.I du Pont Nemours & Company. After removing a freshly spun cake of yarn from the spinning bucket, production is resumed by using a stream of water from the cup in the operator's hand to...
    • Threading-up

    • Viscose Process of Manufacturing Rayon
    • Threading-up a spinning machine at a rayon yarn plant of E.I du Pont Nemours & Company. After removing a freshly spun cake of yarn from the spinning bucket, production is resumed by using a stream of water from the cup in the operator's hand to...
    • Threading-up

    • Viscose Process of Manufacturing Rayon
    • Threading-up a spinning machine at a rayon yarn plant of E.I du Pont Nemours & Company. After removing a freshly spun cake of yarn from the spinning bucket, production is resumed by using a stream of water from the cup in the operator's hand to...
    • Walker's Mill

    • Mills; Storage facilities; Textile industry;
    • "Built in 1814 by Joseph B. Simms, this stone mill was operated through most of its long life as a cotton spinning mill. The land belonged to E. I. du Pont, and the Brandywine Manufacturers' Sunday School first met there. The mill and the...
    • Fibers in storage hopper

    • Staple to spinning to weaving operation, regardless of textile
    • Staple from man-made textile fibers rolling from a storage hopper into a baling press for shipment to mills which process it into spun yarns on the cotton, woolen, worsted, or other established spinning systems.
    • Rayon spinning machine

    • Manufacturing process of acetate rayon
    • A bucket in a rayon spinning machine at plants of E.I du Pont Nemours & Company. The cover has been removed to show the bucket, which revolves at high speed while the rayon thread builds up as a white cylindrical cake against the inside wall of the...
    • Roving frame

    • Process of Manufacturing Dacron
    • This roving frame in the staple processing laboratory at DuPont's Kinston, North Carolina plant where Dacron polyester fiber is made, is spinning yarn from this fiber. The roving frame is the third step in spinning staple fiber into yarn and this...
    • Scene on the mixing floor

    • Waynesboro
    • From back of image: "Scene on the mixing floor where the solvent is mixed with cellulose acetate, a process to reduce the material to a solution for spinning into "Acele" acetate rayon at the Waynesboro, Virginia plant of E.I. du Pont de Nemours &...
    • On the mixing floor

    • Manufacturing process of acetate rayon
    • Scene on the mixing floor where the solvent is mixed with cellulose acetate, a process to reduce the material to a solution for spinning into acetate at the Waynesboro, Virginia plant of E.I du Pont Nemours & Company.
    • Picker House

    • Storage facilities; Carpenter shops;
    • "Believed to have been originally a dye house in connection with cotton spinning operation of Duplanty - McCall Cotton Company and its successors. Some time between 1885 and 1890 Francis Gurney du Pont established a carpenter shop in the building....
    • Reassembly of spinnerets

    • Viscose Process of Manufacturing Rayon
    • After being thoroughly cleaned and checked periodically, spinnerets are reassembled and returned to the lines of spinning machines that produce viscose process rayon yarn in plants of E.I du Pont Nemours & Company.
    • Checking the weight

    • Nylon Manufacturing Process
    • Nylon yarn is checked for weight. Samples of uniform length are taken from bobbins that come from the spinning machines and weighed to check the denier of the yarn, This is one of the steps in the DuPont Company's plants at Seaford, Delaware;...

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