Roving Weight Gauger

Weigh samples and adjust machines to produce roving of specified weight.

What does a Roving Weight Gauger do?

Weighs roving samples from wool carding machines and adjusts machines to produce roving of specified weight: Measures roving with ruler to obtain sample of specified length. Weighs sample and compares weight with standard chart to detect variations. Moves weight on weight-control lever of carding machine to regulate rate at which raw stock is fed into machine, altering weight of roving produced. May weigh rolls of fibrous web and be designated Web Sizer.