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Fascinating facts about Richard Arkwright
inventor of a Mechanized Textile Loom  in 1775.

Richard Arkwright
 
AT A GLANCE:
Richard Arkwright made improvements in the textile loom and in 1775 took out a patent for a new Carding Engine. Arkwright's machine included a cylinder carding engine, incorporating a crank and comb mechanism. The comb moved up and down, removing the carded fibers from the doffing cylinder in a "continuous filmy fleece". Source: Spartacus Education
Inventor: Richard Arlwright (Sir)
Portrait of Richard Arkwright derived from public doamin.
Criteria: First to invent. First to patent. First practical. Entrepreneur.
Birth: December 23, 1732 in Preston, Lancashire, England
Death: August 3, 1792 in Cromford,  England
Nationality:  British

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