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Science & Technology Program
Worsted and woollen spinning

This course takes an in-depth look at the worsted and woollen spinning and post-spinning operations. It reviews the worsted and woollen production systems before covering the the preparation of top for worsted spinning, worsted ring spinning and variations and alternatives for worsted ring spinning.

It then explores preparation for woollen spinning, woollen spinning and post-spinning operations.

The course is completed with a discussion of quality assurance in both worsted and woollen spinning operations.

By the end of this course, you should be able to:

  • describe the operations required to prepare top for spinning. Including finisher gilling and roving
  • describe the aims of spinning and the operation of the ring spinning frame
  • outline alternative spinning technologies that can be used for worsted spinning of wool
  • describe the operation of a woollen card and the preparation of the slubbing for spinning
  • understand the key limitations and relevance of factors influencing the operation of the spinning machine
  • describe post-spinning operations
  • outline the role of and techniques in quality assurance programs for woollen and worsted spinning and post-spinning operations.

 

  1. Introduction
  2. Worsted and woollen production systems
  3. Preparing wool top for spinning
  4. Worsted ring spinning
  5. Variations and alternatives to ring spinning
  6. Preparation for woollen spinning
  7. Woollen spinning
  8. Post-spinning operations
  9. Quality assurance in spinning
Worsted and woollen spinning
Certification:
Worsted and woollen spinning
Completion Time:
6 hours approx.
No of Modules:
9
Wave

Modules: 9

Introduction
Introduction

Course Introduction

3 Mins
0/1 Completed
3 Mins
0/1 Completed
Module 1: Review of the woollen and worsted productions systems
Module 1: Review of the woollen and worsted productions systems

Module 1: Review of the woollen and worsted productions systems

18 Mins
0/3 Completed
Module 2: Preparation of tops for spinning
Module 2: Preparation of tops for spinning

Module 2: Preparation of tops for spinning

30 Mins
0/3 Completed
Module 4: Variations and alternatives to ring spinning
Module 4: Variations and alternatives to ring spinning

Module 4: Variations and alternatives to ring spinning

15 Mins
0/3 Completed
Module 6: Woollen spinning
Module 6: Woollen spinning

Module 6: Woollen spinning

27 Mins
0/3 Completed
Module 7: Post-spinning operations
Module 7: Post-spinning operations

Module 7: Post-spinning operations

30 Mins
0/3 Completed
Module 8: Quality assurance in spinning
Module 8: Quality assurance in spinning

Module 8: Quality assurance in spinning

22 Mins
0/2 Completed

Assessments: Available when all modules are complete

Course Assessment
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