Cotton Tier

Fasten metal bands around bales of cotton that are compressed in presses.

What does a Cotton Tier do?

Fastens metal bands around bales of cotton that are compressed in press: Inserts metal band through channel in upper ram of press to worker on opposite side of compressed bale who returns band through channels in lower ram to encircle bale. Bends end of band and fastens band to hook of buckle on opposite end of band. When working on opposite side of compressed bale to return metal bands through channels, may be designated Returner.