What is Ginning and Ginning Process?

Ginning: Cotton Ginning, Process, Types, and Objectives

It is one of the most important step of spinning process. After collecting seed cotton from the farm or field, cotton moves to nearby Gins for separation of seed, lint and any other foreign particles.

Simply to define ginning we can say the process is used to get the cleaned cotton by separating or removing the seeds, dust or any other foreign particles, so that better cotton can be offer for the cotton spinning mills.

Objects of Ginning:

∎ To make the fibre-free from seeds.

∎ To produce good quality of cotton fibre.

∎ To collect the fibres and seed separately.

∎ To make the spinning process easier and effective.

Ginning, Ginning Process

Lints: Lints are the long cotton fibers that are recovered from seed during ginning.


Linters : Linters are the thinner cotton fibers that stick to the cotton seeds after a cotton gin separates the seeds from the thicker cotton fibers–the cotton lint.  

Main Factors

  • Length
  • Fineness
  • Maturity
  • Uniformity
  • Trash Content
  • Cohesiveness
  • Strength


1. Roller Gin
Roller Gin2.Saw Gin

Saw Gin, Saw Ginning

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