Product/Service

Neps and Trash Indicator

Source: A.B. Carter, Inc.

Neps and Trash Indicator
The new NATI tester is designed to provide objective and quick counting of neps and trash in slivers from carding, combing machines, and drawing frames
The new NATI tester is designed to provide objective and quick counting of neps and trash in slivers from carding, combing machines, and drawing frames. The machine enables user to determine raw material quality, as well as and the wear conditions of the clothing on both carding and combing machines.

The tester is lightweight at 20 kg, making it easy to transport and available for use near the production machine. The unit has the printer linkage for statistical data printout (average, standard deviation, and CV%).

Standard features of the device include:

  • Performance speed: the analysis of 10 m sliver sample takes less than 2-min.
  • Data repeatability: manual preparation of sample does not influence final result.
  • Reading accuracy: Counting of neps over 0.5-, 0.7-, and 1.0-mm in size. Counting of trash particles over 0.25- and 0.5-mm.

A.B. Carter, Inc., PO Box 518, Gastonia, NC 28053-0518. Tel: 704-865-1201. Fax: 704-866-5258.