Restoring moisture to cotton at midsouth gins

by Gino J Mangialardi

Publisher: Dept. of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service in [Washington]

Written in English
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  • Cotton -- Mississippi -- Moisture
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    Statement[by Gino J. Mangialardi Jr., and Anselm C. Griffin, Jr.]
    SeriesTechnical bulletin - Dept. of Agriculture ; no. 1553, Technical bulletin (United States. Dept. of Agriculture) -- no. 1553
    ContributionsGriffin, Anselm C., jt. auth, United States. Agricultural Research Service, Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiv, 20 p. :
    Number of Pages20
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14837779M

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Mangialardi, Gino J., Restoring moisture to cotton at midsouth gins. Washington: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture. Mangialardi, Gino J., Restoring moisture to cotton at midsouth gins book Moisture to Cotton at Midsouth Gins," Technical BulletinsUnited States Department of Agriculture, Economic Research.

Moisture meters commonly used in cotton gins primarily measure lint moisture, not seed cotton moisture. Lint moisture reaches equilibrium with the humidity in the air within a few minutes. However, seed cotton moisture takes hours or days to equilibrate, due to the influence of the seed. Meter readings are influenced by cottonFile Size: KB.

Most widely held works about Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station Annual report - Mississippi Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station by Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station Restoring moisture to cotton at midsouth gins by Gino J Mangialardi.

Cotton Moisture Control, by Anselm C. Griffin, Jr 13 Cleaning and Extracting, by W. Garner and R. Baker 18 Gin Stands, by T. Wright and Vernon P. Moore 29 Lint Cleaning, by Gino J. Mangialardi, Jr 35 Packaging of Lint Cotton, by Oliver L. McCaskill and W. Stanley Anthony 43 SECTION 4.—MATERIALS HANDLING Cotton moisture impacts cotton from field to fabric.

The proper control, and measurement to allow for control, of cotton moisture is essential to maintaining and preserving fiber quality. Cotton color, length and strength; as well as other properties, are all impacted by cotton moisture Size: KB.

The seed cotton moisture restoration resulted in a small improvement in fiber length for the commercial gin in which it was installed verifying that previous laboratory scale studies are applicable in commercial settings.

Keywords. Seed cotton, Moisture restoration, Moisture content, Spray, Lint, by: 1. The first is in the seed cotton just prior to ginning, and the second is in the lint cotton prior to the baling press. In many regions of the world, high ambient temperatures and low relative humidity during the harvesting and ginning season can produce seed cotton with moisture content levels in the 3 percent to 4 percent range.

This report, analyzing cotton gin operating costs in the Midsouth, updates a similar study conducted following the /74 ginning season. Findings are based on a sample of 50 cotton gins surveyed in the earlier study and resurveyed following the /78 ginning season.

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While the number of cotton gins has broadly declined in Arkansas sincethe number of active gins increased by five in to 31, said Scott Stiles, extension economist for the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture.

The National Agricultural Statistics Service issued an annual report on gins on May Therefore, cotton ginned at low moisture levels is certain to contain more broken fibers than cotton ginned at higher moisture levels. It was recommended that gin dryers should be adjusted to produce lint at the gin stand with moisture content at about seven percent.

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Lint samples were sent to the USDA-AMS Cotton Classing Office in Phoenix, AZ, for grading. Cotton fibers respond to the combination of warmth and moisture in a manner that enhances lint compression significantly. This makes a big difference on both the speed and maintenance of the gin’s press, which is the single largest investment in most cotton gins.


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