Ashford Drum Carder Super Fine
Prepare your fibres effortlessly for spinning or felting. Have fun creating and mixing your own blends and colours.
Drum Carder Features
- Card cloth has wire teeth with a special protective coating and a flexible rubber backing for long life
- Drum clearance is adjustable which allows you to set the teeth distance for total control of your fibre
- Nylon bearings ensure it is light and easy to turn
- Rubber feet to prevent it slipping
- Superfine – 120 point
- For finer wools & luxury fibres.
|– fine 72 point teeth (standard)
– extra fine 120 point teeth (superfine)
|20cm (8″)w x 60cm (24″)l
|up to 50g (2oz)
|2 ratios – 6:1, 4:1
|packer brush, cleaning brush, awl (doffer), clamps
Fibre preparation made easy.
Card and blend fibres and colours quickly and efficiently. This new, improved model has two ratios for even more flexibility and control when carding and blending. Use the 6:1 ratio to prepare your fleece. The controlled intake and carding will produce a smooth even batt ready for blending, spinning or felting. Use the 4:1 ratio to blend sliver, colours and different fibre types consistently into an open and airy batt.
Additional Drum Carder Features
Adjustable drum clearance – allows you to set the teeth distance for total control of your fibre. All nylon bearings ensure it is light and easy to turn. The card cloth has wire teeth with a special protective coating and a flexible rubber backing for long life. The carder is strong and robust with the body made from Silver Beech hardwood. The carder has rubber feet to prevent it slipping. Card 50gm (2oz) batt quickly and efficiently. It comes assembled and lacquered ready to use.
What type of Drum Carder do I need?
The Ashford Super Fine Drum Carder is perfect for preparing different types of fibres with ease. It is perfect for natural, finer fibres like fine wool, alpaca, and mohair. Moreover, it’s not just limited to natural fibres; it also does an excellent job with finer synthetic fibres such as angelina. Giving your finished, carded fibre improved alignment and blending. Even specialty fibres like silk or bamboo can be processed effortlessly, resulting in finely textured batts. So, whether you’re working with fine wool or sleek silk, this versatile tool has got you covered.
To read about other carding options, take a look at our blog post here