Previous to the introduction of Modern Machinery, ginning was performed by hand or by machines of a primitive character such as the “Foot Roller” and its improvement the “Churka”.
As the cotton industry developed, greater production than these were capable of was necessary, and machines driven by power were introduced. Numerous forms of gins have been tried, but at the present time only three are used to any large extent. They are
1. Knife Roller Gin
2. Saw Gin
3. Three Types Of Macarthy Gins
i. Single acting Macarthy Gin.
ii. Double acting Macarthy Gin
iii. Double roller Macarthy Gin.
Posted in: Textile Ginning