Cotton Ball Machine

The Surgimach Cotton Ball Machine is capable of manufacturing balls from either cotton or rayon sliver at a rate of 1600 to 3200 balls per minute respectively.

It is provided with 4 delivery chutes. For non-automated production, 2 delivery chutes will be filling simultaneously into poly bags or large size bulk paper bags while the 2 remaining chutes are being serviced with empty bags.

Cotton Ball diameter is adjustable from approximately 3/4 inch (19mm) to 2 inches (51mm) diameter. Ball weight is readily adjustable through use of electronic measuring controls. Gross weight changes are made by varying sliver weight or adjusting the sliver weight at the card machine.

The machine can be connected directly to 2 card machines for automated line production.

It was designed for high speed integration with packaging equipment; however, it can be adapted for slower hand packaging operations.

The Cotton Ball Machine can be equipped with broken sliver detectors to insure the count and alert the machine attendant of a problem. Broken sliver detectors can also control the speed of the card machine when a problem occurs. The machine can be fed from the card machines or from sliver cans.