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Brother Drum Carder

Brother Drum Carder
Standard Carder

Brother DrumCarder Co. is a family business that creates quality fibre processing equipment. This is their classic drumcarder.  

The frame is built from hemlock wood. It's 12" wide and 24" long.  Total height is 9", and it weighs 10 pounds. Copper bushings are used for longevity of the carder. The 1/2-inch long teeth on the carding cloth are a hardened and highly tempered steel wire that is remarkable for its durability and uniformity. The ratio between the Licker-in and the Swift is 5:1. Natural finish.

The licker-in drum is always a coarser cloth than the swift. TPI means "tines per inch", and refers to the density of the wires. One would use a greater density of wire for finer fibre.  If you card art batts, you'll want the 72 tpi.  If fine fibre or blending you'll probably want the 90 or 120 tpi.

Carding cloths available: 72, 90, 120 and 190tpi.  Interchangeable drums are available and are easily switched out with a screwdriver. Brush attachment, clamps and doffer are sold separately.

You won't find better quality for the price, plus a limited lifetime warranty! No duty. This carder is in Canada.  If we don't have the tpi in stock, we will gladly bring it in for you.

Quantity in stock 1 item(s) available
Weight 5.55 kg
Our price: 550.00 CA$ (446.60 US$)
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