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Strauch Finest Standard Drum Carder
Strauch Finest Standard Drum Carder

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Our Price: $860.00
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Product Code: SCFEST-DC-FS

Strauch flagship model is the "Finest" model. This top-of-the-line model is unique and comes complete with the Brush Attachment and all available accessories.

This is just an all around standard great carding machine.

If in stock it will ship from Maine, otherwise it will be drop shipped from the factory usually in 3-10 business days.
  • Having a chain as the drive mechanism provides a constant positive non-slipping action while carding and is far superior to belt drives.
  • The wood frame is solid ash with a warm honey-oak/tung oil finish. The large drum is 7" in diameter x 8" wide. The small drum is 2" in diameter x 8" wide. The carder produces a batt approximately 8" wide x 22" long. The frame is 24" long, 11" wide, 6" high. An important feature: The tall frame allows the handle to swing freely of the table surface.
  • This unit is equipped with the #05 -128 tpi (teeth per square inch) fine carding cloth on the large drum and our unique "Slicker-Licker" cloth on the small drum. Designed to handle ALL fibers, including Merino, Llama, Alpaca, Cashmere blend, dog hair and other exotics.
  • The 6" high frame permits a larger sprocket on the small drum giving this carder a 5:1 drum ratio. With minimal turning, you obtain more carding action per revolution. This ratio produces a beautiful, well blended batt. Two to three passes are usually sufficient for a nice spinning batt.
  • The "Finest" is also available as a motorized model. If you choose the manual model, it can later be upgraded to a motorized carder. Go to Upgrading existing manual drive Finest series drum carders to a motorized version for detailed information
  • Special tools included with each "Finest" are:
  • The popular Knuckle-Saving-Batt-Pick, an invaluable tool for removing the batt without damage to the equipment or the user.
  • A Doffer/Cleaner Brush to thoroughly and easily clean any residual fibers from the carding drum.
  • A small cleaner/dabber brush for use on the licker in drum.
  • Our Teasing Tool to open locks and tease fiber prior to carding.
  • Table clamps to secure the carder to the work surface.

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