Cop-reel hank-winding machine, made by Platt Brothers & Co. Ltd, Oldham, 1897.
This machine wound yarn in to ‘hanks’, ready to be dipped in dye. Weavers needed coloured yarn to make patterned cloth. Manchester’s scientists and entrepreneurs built a booming chemical industry, supplying coloured dyes to the textiles trade.
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