Textile Development during the Industrial Revolution

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  • Spinning Jenny

    by James Hargreaves, it is the first machine to improve upon the spinning wheel.
  • Water frame

    by Richard Awkright, it could produce stronger threads and it was the first powered textile machine.
  • Factories

    First all-cotton textile produced in factories.
  • Spinning Mule

    by Crompton, it allowed greater control over the weaving process
  • Cotton goods production

    increased 10 fold since 1770
  • Textile to U.S.

    Samuel Slater brought textile machinery designs to America and was considered the father of the United States textile industry.
  • Steam powered textile factory

    Awkright built the first steam powered textile factory in Nottingham England
  • Cotton Gin

    by Eli Whitney, it automated the seperation of cottonseed from the short-staple cotton fiber
  • Jacquard Loom

    by Joseph Marie Jacquard, it automatically controls the wrap and weft threads on a silk loom by recording patterns of holes in a string card
  • Speed batton

    William Horrocks invented the cariable speed batton, an imporoved power loom..
  • Synthetic dye

    by William Perkin, it gives colors.