Tend machines that control machine needles to tuft intricate designs.
What does a Needle Control Cheniller do?
Tends tufting machine equipped with pattern roller and solenoids that control machine needles to tuft intricate designs: Selects pattern according to specifications and positions pattern on machine, using handtools. Pulls yarn ends through machine guides, tensions, and needle eyes to thread machine. Draws material under machine needles, through cut-pile mechanism, and laps end around takeup rod. Starts machine and observes operation to detect broken yarn or faulty pile cutting. Rethreads broken yarn or replaces broken needles. Replaces dull knives for cut-pile mechanism, using handtools. Removes dull rolls from machine.