Cotton Ginners Handbook
Addresses the key cotton ginning issues concerned with facilities, machinery, cleaning, ginning, drying, packaging, and waste collection and disposal as well as ancillary issues concerned with pollution, management, economics, energy, insurance, safety, cotton classification, and textile machinery. Appendices: duties of gin personnel, portable moisture meters and pink bollworm control in gins. Glossary and index. Photos, charts, tables and graphs.
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Page 269 - Electrical equipment shall be free from recognized hazards that are likely to cause death or serious physical harm to employees.
Page 315 - All of the following counties: Imperial, Inyo, Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino...
Page 33 - To assure safe and healthful working conditions for working men and women...
Page 158 - A vaneaxial fan consists of a disc type wheel within a cylinder, a set of air guide vanes located either before or after the wheel and including driving mechanism supports either for belt drive or direct connection.
Page 263 - Projecting shaft ends shall present a smooth edge and end and shall not project more than one-half the diameter of the shaft unless guarded by nonrotating caps or safety sleeves. (ii) Unused keyways shall be filled up or covered.
Page 139 - Woven polypropylene can be identified by its pale yellow color. This category includes all patterns of polypropylene including two sheets, half bag/sheet combinations and spiral sewn bags.
Page 269 - Register 52(163):3 1852-3 1886, that covers all industries, including ginning and farming. This standard requires information on hazardous chemicals to be transmitted to employees through labels, material safety data sheets, and training programs. Each gin must also have a written hazard communication program and must keep records. Compliance by ginning and other nonmanufacturing sectors was required as of August 1, 1988 (Johnson 1988). Other agricultural OSHA regulations may apply to a gin, including...
Page 118 - Saw-cylinder lint cleaning at cotton gins: Effects of saw speed and combing ratio on lint quality.
Page 102 - ASAE 31:1844-1850, 1894. Watson, Harold, and James D. Helmer. 1964. Cottonseed quality as affected by the ginning process — A progress report. US Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, ARS 42-107, 8 pp. Wright, TE, and VP Moore. 1977. Gin stands. In Cotton Ginners Handbook, pp. 29-35. US Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Handbook 503. Lint Cleaning GJ Mangialardi, Jr., RV Baker, DW Van Doom, BM Norman, and RM...
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