Rotary Wool Cleaner

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…using an angle grinder I opened the barrel to allow the flow of air through the fleece once the installation of hardware cloth on the inside is complete…

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…I predrilled 2″ x 4″ x 32″ bats inside to assist in both making the barrel more rigid, and to cause more agitation of fibre as the drum revolves…

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…the bats will be removed and the mesh will be installed tomorrow and a plywood disc cut to close the other end.

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