Monthly Archives: October 2013

Fashion Journalist and Careers in Journalism

Oct 31, 2013 |

Fashion Journalist A Fashion Journalist may choose to work as a freelancer or as a staff writer in a publication. Depending on the publication for which Fashion Journalist is writing, there are several career pathways in this field that one can choose based on their strengths and interests. He/She is not restricted to work for […more]

Fashion Journalism Courses and Fashion Journal

Oct 31, 2013 |

Fashion Journalism Fashion Journalism is used to describe all aspects of published Fashion Media. It includes Fashion Writing, Fashion Editor and Fashion Reporters. The obvious example of Fashion Journalism are the Fashion features in Fashion Magazines and Fashion Newspapers. It also includes books about Fashion, Fashion related reports on Fashion Television and also online Fashion […more]

Cottonseed Oil Uses, Cotton Seed Oil Benefits

Oct 31, 2013 |

Cottonseed Oil Extraction Process For Cottonseed Oil Extraction, the Cotton Kernels are passed through flaking rollers made of heavy cast iron, spinning at high speeds. This presses the meats into thin flakes. These flakes then travel to a cooker where they are cooked at 170 degrees F to reduce their moisture levels. In screw press […more]

Cottonseed Hulls, Uses of Cotton Seed Hulls

Oct 31, 2013 |

Cottonseed Hulls The outer covering of the cottonseed is known as cottonseed hulls. They are removed from the cotton kernels before the oil is extracted from them. Cottonseed hulls serve as an excellent source of feed for the livestock as they contain about 8% of cotton linters which have nearly 100% cellulose in them. They […more]

Cotton Seed Meal and Uses of CottonSeed Meal

Oct 31, 2013 |

Cotton Seed Meal Cotton Seed Meal is a good source of protein. There are two types of meal extraction processes: Solvent Extraction Process and Mechanical Extraction Process. Most of the meal is extracted mechanically through cottonseed kernels. The flaked cottonseed kernels are put into high pressure through a screw inside a barrel which is constantly […more]

Cottonseed and Uses of Cotton Seed

Oct 31, 2013 |

Cottonseed Cottonseed is the seed of the cotton plant. The mature seeds are brown ovoids weighing about a tenth of a gram. By weight, they are 60% cotyledon, 32% coat and 8% embryonic root and shoot. These are 20% protein, 20% oil and 3.5% starch. Fibres grow from the seed coat to form a boll […more]

Hand Spinning and Spinning Wheel Overview

Oct 31, 2013 |

Hand Spinning In the most primitive type of Hand Spinning, tufts of animal hair or plant fiber are rolled down the thigh with the hand, and additional tufts are added as needed until the desired length of spun fiber is achieved. Later, the fiber is fastened to a stone which is twirled round until the […more]

Spinning Yarn and Wet Spinning Process

Oct 31, 2013 |

Spinning Yarn Spinning Yarn – Wet Spinning Process Wet spinning is the oldest process of spinning yarn. Wet Spinning is used for fiber-forming substances that have been dissolved in a solvent. The spinnerets are submerged in a chemical bath and as the filaments emerge they precipitate from solution and solidify. Because the solution is extruded […more]

Circular Loom Machine, Circular Knitting Loom

Oct 31, 2013 |

Circular Loom A Circular Loom is used to create a seamless tube of fabric for products such as hosiery, sacks, clothing, fabric hose (such as fire hose) and the like. They can be small jigs used for hand knitting or large high speed machines for modern garments. A good example of the circular loom’s work […more]

Water Jet Loom, Function of WaterJet Loom

Oct 31, 2013 |

Water Jet Loom Water Jet Loom use the same principle as air jet looms, however, they take advantage of pressurized water to propel the weft. The advantage of this type of weaving is that water power is cheaper where water is directly available on site. Picks per minute can reach as high as 1000. A […more]