Abrasive seed defiberization

Textiles: fiber preparation – Liberating – Ginning

Patent

Rate now

  [ 0.00 ] – not rated yet Voters 0   Comments 0

Details

51309R, D01B 106

Patent

active

039436047

ABSTRACT:
An improved process and equipment for seed defiberization, for example cottonseed delinting, wherein the seed is defiberized by contact with particular abrasive surfaces. In one preferred embodiment, a conventional cotton-seed delinter is equipped with an abrasive faced cylinder instead of the conventional shaft mounted ginning saws. The abrasive cylinder comprises a shaft mounted cylinder of approximate gin saw diameter which cylinder has bonded or adhered to its facial surface an open pattern of about 40 to about 80 abrasive grit particles per square inch. The abrasive grit particles, preferably tungsten carbide grit, are sized to U.S. Sieve Series numbers of about 12 to about 40. Replacement of the ginning saws with the abrasive face cylinder requires modification to the delinter gratefall rake and seed seals to adapt their shape and clearance to the comparatively flat abrasive cylinder face. The abrasive cylinder embodiment provides means for convenient adaptation of conventional gin saw delinters to achieve increased cottonseed handling capacity, less power requirement and decreased, safer labor requirement benefits.

REFERENCES:
patent: 1923579 (1933-08-01), Nahm
patent: 3805332 (1974-04-01), Williams et al.
patent: 3852923 (1974-12-01), Hess

LandOfFree

Say what you really think

Search LandOfFree.com for the USA inventors and patents. Rate them and share your experience with other people.

Rating

Abrasive seed defiberization does not yet have a rating. At this time, there are no reviews or comments for this patent.

If you have personal experience with Abrasive seed defiberization, we encourage you to share that experience with our LandOfFree.com community. Your opinion is very important and Abrasive seed defiberization will most certainly appreciate the feedback.

Rate now

     

Profile ID: LFUS-PAI-O-283368

All data on this website is collected from public sources. Our data reflects the most accurate information available at the time of publication.