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Inventions in the textiles industry

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Mind Map on Inventions in the textiles industry, created by magarwal on 10/25/2015.
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Inventions in the textiles industry
  1. 3: The Water Frame
    1. Date: 1769
      1. Inventor: Richard Arkwright of Preston
        1. Power Source: Water/Steam
          1. Advantages
            1. Strong Yarn
              1. Made Spinning quicker than Weaving
              2. Disadvantages
                1. Coarse Yarn
                  1. Had to be put in a factory
                2. 1: The Flying Shuttle
                  1. Date: 1733
                    1. Inventor: John Kay of Bury
                      1. Power Source: Hand
                        1. Advantages
                          1. Sped up Weaving meaning more cloth could be spun
                            1. Only one weaver was needed
                            2. Disadvantages
                              1. Threat to some jobs
                                1. More demand for spun cotton
                              2. 2: The Spinning Jenny
                                1. Date: 1767
                                  1. Inventor: James Hargreaves of Blackburn
                                    1. Power Source: Hand
                                      1. Advantages
                                        1. Could be used in peoples homes
                                          1. x8 more yarn than a spinning wheel
                                          2. Disadvantages
                                            1. Threat to some jobs
                                              1. Fine but weak thread
                                            2. 5: The Power Loom
                                              1. Date: 1785
                                                1. Inventor: Edmund Cartwright (Vicar)
                                                  1. Power Source: Water/Steam
                                                    1. Advantages
                                                      1. Sped up weaving
                                                        1. Good Quality Yarn
                                                        2. Disadvantages
                                                          1. 1000's of weavers lost their jobs
                                                            1. By 1820
                                                            2. Had to be put in a factory
                                                              1. At first it was difficult to make it work
                                                                1. Improved by William Horrocks and Richard Roberts in the 1800's
                                                            3. 4: The Spinning Mule
                                                              1. Date: 1779
                                                                1. Inventor: Samuel Crompton of Bolton
                                                                  1. Power Source: Water/Steam
                                                                    1. Advantages
                                                                      1. 48 spindles could be spun at once
                                                                        1. Finer yarn than The Water Frame
                                                                          1. Stronger yarn than the Spinning Jenny
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