Fourdrinier


Fourdrinier

Fourdrinier [foo r-drin-ee-er] ExamplesWord Origin noun

  1. a machine for manufacturing paper.

Origin of Fourdrinier 1830–40; named after Henry and Sealy Fourdrinier, 19th-century English papermakers Examples from the Web for fourdrinier Historical Examples of fourdrinier

  • Messrs. Fourdrinier having expended 60,000 in perfecting the machine.

    Great Facts

    Frederick C. Bakewell

  • In the Fourdrinier process rags are ground to a pulp by a revolving beater (Fig. 125) working in a tank of water.

    The Progress of Invention in the Nineteenth Century.

    Edward W. Byrn

  • The Fourdrinier part consists of a head box, which resembles the case of an upright piano.

    From Paper-mill to Pressroom

    William Bond Wheelwright

  • View showing the Fourdrinier part of a modern book paper-machine.

    From Paper-mill to Pressroom

    William Bond Wheelwright

  • A long felt carries the paper from the couch rolls back over the Fourdrinier part, delivering it to the first press.

    From Paper-mill to Pressroom

    William Bond Wheelwright

  • British Dictionary definitions for fourdrinier Fourdrinier noun

    1. a particular type of paper-making machine that forms the paper in a continuous web

    Word Origin for Fourdrinier C19: named after Henry (died 1854) and Sealy (died 1847) Fourdrinier, English paper makers

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