Flashcards in The industrialisation of Britain Deck (12)
Eight times quicker than spinning wheel.
Yarn (thread) could be mass-produced
Could spin hundreds of threads at once
Produced cotton cloth
Speeded up move to factory system as it was large
Popular in cotton mills
Improved spinning (mass-produced thread)
Sped up production of cloth
Domestic system/cottage industry
Where people made cloth by hand in their own homes in the countryside
Producing huge amounts of products (cloth) at a cheap price.
Building used to house large machines used in the production of products.
The removal of iron from rock
Coke is what coal turns to when coal is burnt to remove harmful gases.
Layers of coal