Ashford Drum Carder – 72 tpi

£499.00

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Description

Ashford drum carder – fine
Fibre preparation made easy

  • 2 ratios for control
  • adjustable drums for all fibres
  • lacquered and assembled
  • clamps and awl included
  • quick and easy to remove handle
  • cards up to 50gm fibre
  • Complete with packer brush and cleaning brush

Card and blend fibres and colours quickly and efficiently.

This new, improved model has two ratios for even more flexibility and control when carding and blending. Use the 6:1 ratio to prepare your fleece. The controlled intake and carding will produce a smooth even batt ready for blending, spinning or felting. Use the 4:1 ratio to blend sliver, colours and different fibre types consistently into an open and airy batt. Adjustable drum clearance – allows you to set the teeth distance for total control of your fibre. All nylon bearings ensure it is light and easy to turn. The card cloth has wire teeth with a special protective coating and a flexible rubber backing for long life. The carder is strong and robust with the body made from Silver Beech hardwood. The carder has rubber feet to prevent it slipping. Card 50gm (2oz) batt quickly and efficiently. It comes assembled and lacquered ready to use.

Options

Fine – 72 point for finer wools & exotic fibres.
Coarse – 36 point for stronger wools or fibre with more vegetable matter to remove.

specifications

  • Batt size 60 x 20cm (24 x 8ins)
  • Makes up to a 70gm (2oz) batt
  • Weight only 5kg (11lb)


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