Encyclopedic Dictionary of Polymers

2011 Edition
| Editors: Jan W. Gooch

Beater

  • Jan W. Gooch
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-6247-8_1164

n (1) The machine which does most of the opening and cleaning work on a fiber picker and opener. Revolving at high speed, it beats against the fringe of fiber as the latter is fed into the machine. (2) A machine used in the paper industry for opening pulp and combining additives.

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  • Jan W. Gooch
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  1. 1.AtlantaUSA