Tend spindle machines that twist paper strips into twines.
What does a Paper Twister Tender do?
Tends single or multiple spindle machine that twists paper strips into twine: Slides roll of paper of specified width onto spindle of machine. Wraps twine leader around spool and threads end through guide and twisting die. Untwists end of leader and splices it to end of paper strip. Starts machine and observes operations to detect uneven twisting and winding of twine. Verifies diameter of twine against specifications, using micrometer; and turns wheel to adjust pressure on twisting die. Cuts twine with cutters and removes filled spool. May thread two or more strands of twine through twisting die to make ply twine.