Mill Mastery® Course
This is how spinning experts become spinning masters.
Our in-depth Mill Mastery® course is designed to take your spinning skills to the next level. It’s led by the COTTON USA SOLUTIONS® Technical Team, with a combined experience of over 200 years. Gain a whole new level of expertise with this informative course of study. Fill out a contact form to enroll your employees in a course today.
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From Fiber to Bale
Master all aspects of U.S. cotton from fiber to bale, including planting, growth, harvesting technologies, ginning methods and the classing of U.S. Upland cotton.
Build a fundamental knowledge of U.S. cotton fiber properties, including the impact that quality parameters have on process and product performance.
Cotton Fiber Trading and Buying
Gain a global overview and distribution of the U.S. cotton trade. Learn about the different approaches to buying U.S. cotton, with information on hedging, contracts and arbitration.
Learn about the key U.S. cotton yarn counts and their intended end-use, helping you optimize fiber selection.
Gain the foundation necessary to achieve yarn quality consistency and optimize material management. Learn best practices with an interactive demo of commercial bale management software.
Blowroom and Carding
Learn about the initial processing of U.S. cotton fiber through the blowroom and carding. This module highlights the importance of foreign matter removal, waste processing and air filtration/conditioning, and more.
Drawing and Roving
Discover two of the key preparatory processes for spinning carded and combed yarns made from U.S. cotton.
Master the key elements of the combing process, from preparation and machine settings, to the impact of combing on yarn quality and productivity.
Become an expert on ring spinning, the most widely used system to produce staple yarns from U.S. cotton. Learn about ring spinning variants, the importance of machine setting, and more.
Gain knowledge of rotor spinning, the second-most important method of manufacturing yarns made from U.S. cotton. Learn about the working of the rotor machine, the effect of fiber parameters, and more.
Winding incl. Yarn Clearing
Master yarn clearing and optimization of the clearer settings. Content includes major machine components, manufacturers, package faults, splicing and hard waste.
Doubling and Twisting
Learn how individual yarns made from U.S. cotton are assembled, wound and twisted into plied yarns. This module covers winding terminologies, technologies and more.
Examine in detail the outstanding performance of the U.S. cotton industry, from farm to mill to consumer, to meet sustainability goals.
Gain in-depth knowledge of all aspects of maintenance in a spinning mill, from blow room to yarn production.
Discover the importance of process control, from U.S. cotton fiber to the final yarn. Key tests and data demonstrate the impact process variables can have on quality and productivity.
The Architecture of Spinning Mills – Case Studies
Observe U.S. cotton processing best practices through a virtual visit to a spinning mill.
Learn how to build a financial model to monitor the profitability of processing U.S. cotton at your spinning mill.
Introduce yourself to the basic industrial engineering tools that can improve operations and profitability. Through practical exercises, learn about method study, work and time measurement, and more.
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