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  • He receives the raw silk in hanks as it is taken from the reel of the filature, and putting it on a light reel of a similar construction, called the swifts, FIG.
  • From these bobbins the silk is reeled into hanks of definite length for the market.
  • The English cotton yarn and spun silk counts are reckoned upon the number of hanks of 840 yds.
  • Thus 2/40 9 cotton indicates single 40 9 doubled to 20 hanks by 840 yds.
  • To the lb., while 40/2 fold spun silk means a single 80 9 doubled to give 40 hanks of 840 yds.
 

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