1) Warehouse
Reception and storage of greasy wool arriving from the farm.
2) Classification
Place where the original lots of wool are reviewed to be separated according to the different types depending on the fibre fineness, length, strength, cleanness, color, etc.
3) Scouring
Prior to be passed through the spreader and mixer machine, that removes dirt, the wool is put into the hot water launder and draining presses where it is scoured, using biodegradable detergents.
4) Dryer
After rinsing, and the last draining press, the wool is dried by currents of warm air in the machine to be used for such purpose. Scoured and dried wool may be then put into the press for marketing use or for further manufacturing process going through the combing stage.
5) Baling press
High density, automatic, for export bales in containers.
6) Carding
The carding section is formed up by machines with big and small drums with different speeds, with steel barbs with adequate measures to separate fibers and eliminate the greatest part of vegetables or seeds. The products comes out in big buckets of carded staples.
7) Intersecting
The section after carding is intersecting that prepares for combing to homogenize staples before going into combs.
8) Combing
The machines of this section parallels the wool fibers until reach the tops and also the machines set apart the so short fibers (wool noil or blousse) and vegetable rests. The tops may continue the process going through the following section.
9) Preparation
In this section, we process the wool tops to fit it prior to go to the spinning machines.
10) Spinning
In this section the spinning machines conclude the process of transforming the wool tops in wool yarn.
11) Twist
These machines provide the required twist to 2, 3 or 4 ply.
12) Hanks and Cones
The yarn is put into hanks or cones.