Brotherdrumcarder are imported it into Canada from the USA. Here is the line-up for this year. It is a very high quality tool made to create fiber batts. The company produces manual and electric carders. They are cheaper than the equivalent of other brands sold in Canada and in the USA. The unique feature of this carder is that the drums can be exchanged for othe drums depending on the micron of the fiber you want to use. They have drums from 72 tpi to 190 tpi. Brother drum carder has also started to produce a super carder based on the former Pat Green model from Chilliwack BC. Here are some specs on it:
Designed for the fiber perfectionist, cards all fibers.
Industrial quality carding cloth.
Different cloth on each drum, a worker/stripper combination.
Large main cylinder for a thick 36″ batt.
Roveguide System to unwind a 25 ft. roving direct from drum.
Two motors for control of drum ratio and feed speed.
Cards your well-prepared fibers perfectly in one pass.
Its “worker” drum impressively doubles the carding action.
Complete versatility without changing drums or pulleys.
Instruction book with helpful carding tips
Ball bearings on all shaft ends.
Unique completely variable infeed section.
Carding ratio from 80:1 to 500:1
Change carding ratio by turning a dial.
Draws only 2 amps so it’s suitable for solar power.
Does not require table clamps