Biographical entry Henshaw, David Ernest (1931 - 2008)
- Physicist and Textile technologist
In 1970, physicist David Ernest Henshaw was the primary inventor of the 'self-twist yarn' process. This technological advance increased woollen yarn-spinning production speed from a possible 20 metres per minute to 200. He was a research scientist at the CSIRO Division of Textile Technology at the time.
- Career event - Joined the CSIRO Division of Textile Technology
- Career event - Invented the 'self-twist' yarn spinning process
- Award - Member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire
Created: 6 March 2012, Last modified: 18 March 2013