Drum carder (extra wide model)
Extra wide 30cm width produces a massive 100gm batt!
The Ashford drum carder is a robust and well made from Silver Beech hardwood. It has two ratios for flexibility and control when carding and blending. Use the 6:1 ratio to prepare your fleece and the controlled intake will produce a smooth even batt ready for blending, spinning or felting. Use the 4:1 ratio to blend wool top, colours and different fibre types consistently into an open and airy batt. You can also adjust the drum clearance / teeth distance for even more control of your fibre. Fitted with all nylon bearings ensure it is light and easy to turn and rubber feet to prevent slipping.
The card cloth has wire teeth with a special protective coating and a flexible rubber backing for long life. This carder is factory fitted with a 72 point (standard) cloth.
This item is on display and available to try before you buy at FibreHut (check stock before travelling). Tuition available.
- Packer Brush already fitted
- Cleaning brush included
- Fitted with 72 point cloth grade
- 2 ratios for control (6:1, 4:1)
- Adjustable drums for all fibres
- Factory lacquered
- Table clamps and
- Doffer / awl included
- Easy to remove handle
- Will make a batt size of 30cm x 60cm
- Produces a massive 100gm batt
- Weight 8.4kg (18½lbs)
- Dimensions 460mm long x 410mm wide x 240mm high
Watch video to see how it's done!
Why not book a Get started on a drum carder class with all wool/fibre supplied, no experience necessary. Class duration 90 minutes.
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