Middle Card Tender

Tend intermediate carding machines that straighten synthetic fibers.

What does a Middle Card Tender do?

Tends intermediate carding machines that open, clean, mix, and straighten wool, asbestos, or synthetic fibers and deliver carded stock to finisher card: Patrols area between breaker and finisher cards and observes intermediate carding to detect clogged rollers and breaks in carded web. Stops machine, removes fiber from clogged rollers, and pieces up broken web by rolling and twisting fibers between fingers. Signals FINISHER-CARD TENDER to restart carding machines. Oils machine. Cleans machine, using airhose and rake.