How does the Cotton Gin work?
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The cotton gin consist of a toothed cylinder. The cotton is fed through the cylinder which is spun. As it spins the teeth passes through small slits in a piece of wood which then separates the the cotton from the seeds. The remaining seeds are used to grow more cotton which is then turned into cottonseed oil. Inside the cotton there is a row of saw-like teeth which make clean out 50 times more cotton the by hand.


The cotton Gin in the process of separating the cotton from the seeds.