The Textile Industries, Vol. 8: A Practical Guide to Fibres, Yarns and Fabrics in Every Branch of Textile Manufacture; Including Preparation of Fibres, Spinning, Doubling, Designing, Weaving, Bleaching, Printing, Dyeing and Finishing (Classic Reprint) by William S Murphy (Paperback / softback, 2016)
Excerpt from The Textile Industries, Vol. 8: A Practical Guide to Fibres, Yarns and Fabrics in Every Branch of Textile Manufacture; Including Preparation of Fibres, Spinning, Doubling, Designing, Weaving, Bleaching, Printing, Dyeing and Finishing Within what may be called the printing section of this table a smooth slab of stone, or slate, is evenly set, and over it Spread a fine felt to give the surface elasticity. At the top end of the table a pair of brackets is strongly fixed, and upon it the cloth roller is slung. At the foot of the table ather. Roller hangs, the function of which. Is to run the printed cloth smoothly on to the range of drying rods beyond. Hand printing is done by large blocks (figs. 551 upon which the pattern is either cut out in relief or formed by copper wire fixed on the surface. Good blocks are made of pearwood or sycamore, and generally are of a size to contain a full section of the pattern designed. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art techlogy to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.