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Braider Setter

Repair broken or knotted yarns in braided jackets of fire hoses.

What does a Braider Setter do?

Repairs broken or knotted yarn in braided jacket of firehose: Reverses braiding machine to unbraid yarn to defective area. Untangles knots, ties broken strands, and turns spools of yarn to take up slack. Starts machine and signals BRAIDING-MACHINE TENDER when defect is corrected. Changes pitch gear on braiding machine as specified, using wrench, and verifies pitch of braid with rule. Moves supplies to BRAIDING-MACHINE TENDER using handtrucks. May inflate hose to specified diameter to prepare it for covering.