The Mule Spinning Process and the Machinery Employed in it: Described with Special Regard to the Spinning of Middle Fine Numbers

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J.Heywood, 1865 - Cotton spinning - 92 pages
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Page 10 - TROY WEIGHT. 24 Grains = 1 Pennyweight = 24 Grains. 20 Pennyweights = 1 Ounce = 480 Grains. 12 Ounces = 1 Pound = 5760 Grains.
Page 50 - ... portion of the proboscis, except for the presence of two pairs of cuticular hooks (//.), placed right and left on each side of the posterior end, and for the presence of a thickening of the hypodermis. This thickening (Nv.) lies ventral just behind the diaphragm, and shows a double row of large nuclei, one row to the right and the other to the left of the median line, and each row with four to five nuclei. This thickening is to be regarded as the nervous system of the larva. It is an ectodermal...
Page 70 - The screw for moving k 2 is turned by hand; various apparatus have been employed to make this regulation self-acting, but according to...
Page 70 - ... has still to correct this regulation; so that until now nothing else has been achieved by the self-regulating motions, but that the workman has to turn the screw a few times less.
Page 49 - This is not mathematically correct, but sufficiently so for all practical purposes. The...

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