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Chain Repairer

Adjust, change, and repair endless chains that carry spools of yarn.

What does a Chain Repairer do?

Adjusts, changes, and repairs endless chains that carry spools of yarn for weaving on axminster looms: Places chain on frame sprockets, using chain hoist. Inserts or removes links to lengthen or shorten chain, following loom setup specifications and using handtools. Inserts rivets to join end links together to form endless carrier chain. Turns screws and nuts and slides sprockets into slots to adjust chain tension. Replaces defective parts and rebuild chains to specifications.