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Spinning Machine Tender

Tend one or more machines that twist combed hemp or sisal fiber or yarns.

What does a Spinning Machine Tender do?

Tends one or more machines that twist combed hemp or sisal fiber or yarn into strands and winds strands onto bobbins: Threads sliver or yarn through guides to twisting mechanism of spinning machine. Opens safety cover to inspect twisting die, places empty bobbin on spindle, and fastens end of yarn or strand to bobbin. Starts machine and observes operation to detect unsteady flow of material into spinning head, and uneven winding on bobbin.