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Stitch-Bonding-Machine Tender

Tend machines that stitch-bond fibrous web.

What does a Stitch-Bonding-Machine Tender do?

Tends machine that stitch-bonds fibrous web to produce reinforced nonwoven fabric: Positions laps II at feed end of machine and mats supply end to tailing end in machine. Starts machine and observes operation to detect defective stitching, thread breaks, and exhausting laps. Centers lap on feed apron to prevent lap edge from straying from stitching area. Pieces up thread breaks. Doffs machine. Cleans and lubricates machine.