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What Are DC Electric Motors in Lubbock, TX?

May 23, 2018 2:57 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

A DC motor is a type of motor that converts direct current (DC) electrical energy into mechanical energy. The types of DC motors people most commonly use rely on magnetic forces for their operation. Just about all DC motors, however, have mechanisms built into them (electronic or electromechanical) that change the direction of the current flow at regular intervals. DC motors were one of the first widely used types of motors because they were able to be run off of existing DC power distribution systems. The speed of these types of motors can be managed with a variable supply voltage... View Article

The Importance of Regular Cotton Gin Maintenance

May 7, 2018 10:12 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Cotton gin equipment is expensive—there’s no getting around that. As a cotton farmer, you probably would like to extend the life of your cotton gin as long as possible. The best way to do this is by performing regular maintenance on your cotton gin parts in Lubbock, TX to keep everything running smoothly for years to come. Generally, cotton gins are operated for about three or four months out of every year. This means you have eight extra months to make any necessary repairs and ensure the gin will be ready come harvest time. While you should take the time... View Article

The Biggest Reasons to Choose Local Textiles

April 23, 2018 10:12 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

With just about any industry you can think of, it’s important to support local businesses and product developers. Let’s take a look at some of the biggest benefits associated with supporting local textile makers and producers of cotton mill components in Lubbock, TX: Support local employment: By purchasing local textiles, you support local workers as well, keeping jobs in your area. Over the years, many industries (including the textile industry) have seen jobs outsourced to countries all over the world. By making it a point to support American-based companies, particularly those near where you live, you can help keep companies... View Article

The Industrial Textile Industry

April 11, 2018 10:14 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Throughout the ages, the textile industry has been one of the mainstays of nearly every human civilization. In recent years, technological advances and globalization have led to a radically redefined textile industrial complex that relies on complicated supply chains stretching across the entirety of the globe. Textile machinery currently performs a number of tasks formerly performed by hand by human laborers. Today, jobs such as ginning, spinning, weaving and dyeing are largely performed by automated processes with limited human help. That means that it’s extremely important for industry players at every level of the textile supply chain to properly maintain... View Article

Modern Cotton Gins

March 28, 2018 10:14 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

In 1793, Eli Whitney patented the first modern iteration of the cotton gin, revolutionizing the then-burgeoning industrial textiles industry and changing the way that humans interact with cotton forever. Since Whitney first filed his patent, the size and scale of commercial cotton gins has change drastically, but their general operations and functions remain the same. Today, cotton typically arrives at the gin pressed into a bale or “module” weighing as much as 10 metric tons. The gins are capable of processing this cotton quickly and efficiently, and with minimal human effort required. Once the ginning process is complete, the cotton... View Article

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