Barber-Colman knotter

A tenter using a Barber-Colman knotter

A Barber-Colman knotter is a piece of textile machinery used in a weaving shed. When all the warp carried on the weavers beam has been used, a new beam replaces it. Each end has to pass through the eyes on the existing healds, and through the existing reed. The knotter takes each new thread and knots it

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