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How To Keep Your Gin Running 24/7

April 4, 2023 10:09 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

How To Keep Your Gin Running 24/7 One of the most challenging parts of running a cotton gin is keeping it running 24/7. That’s why we created this blog post – to share what it takes to keep your gin running smoothly! Automated Maintenance To keep a cotton gin running 24/7, maintenance must be done properly. Faulty equipment is prone to breakdowns and failures that can cause accidents, release toxic materials into the environment, or initiate fires in the workplace. Automated maintenance reduces these risks and increases equipment life. It also improves safety by reducing the number of maintenance tasks that... View Article

The History Of The Cotton Gin – Then And Now

April 4, 2023 8:34 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

  The History Of The Cotton Gin – Then And Now The cotton gin, invented in 1793 by Eli Whitney, revolutionized the American South. It lowered the cost of producing cotton fiber and made it more profitable for plantation owners. Before the gin was invented, it was very labor intensive to grow and separate cotton from its seeds. This process was also very painful for slaves. Back In The Day When Eli Whitney first invented the cotton gin in 1793, it was a great help to the people that worked on farms and plantations. It made the ginning process much faster... View Article

Economic Outlook For Cotton Ginners In 2023

March 14, 2023 3:16 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

  Economic Outlook For Cotton Ginners In 2023 Across the US, cotton production has been a significant contributor to economic growth in recent years. However, this year’s production is expected to be down by about $2 billion. The impact of this year’s crop losses won’t only be felt by those directly involved in agriculture, it will also have ripple effects throughout the economy. For that reason, it is important to understand the current economic so of cotton in the US and what/how you can get ahead of this situation. Inflation Inflation is one of the biggest economic threats facing the... View Article

History Of The Textile Industry In The USA

March 14, 2023 3:11 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

  History Of The Textile Industry In The USA During the 1700’s, the textile industry had many difficulties. It was reliant on manual labor and draft animals to supply the raw materials needed for cloth production. Eventually, the introduction of industrial technology changed the face of the textile industry forever. Until that point, the world was reliant on hand looms and horses to produce fabric. Samuel Slater Samuel Slater, the British-born American industrialist, is often credited with the beginning of the industrial revolution in America. His knowledge of the textile industry in England, along with his entrepreneurial spirit, helped to... View Article

How Has Cotton Ginning Changed in Texas?

July 28, 2020 9:49 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

The field of cotton ginning has evolved significantly over the course of the last several decades. Throughout all of the upgrades the industry has seen, the common thread has been the propensity for going bigger and achieving higher capacity, ensuring today’s machines are capable of meeting the needs of growers at larger scales who are expanding productions even into areas such as Texas’s High Plains, which are not considered to be traditional cotton growth regions. Here’s an overview of how cotton production and cotton ginning in North Texas have changed over the years, and what you will see out of... View Article

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