Tend forming and winding machines to obtain sample skeins of sliver.
What does a Test Skein Winder do?
Tends fiberglass forming and winding machines to obtain sample skeins of sliver used in testing yardage per pound: Inserts cord of timing instrument into wall outlet near machine from which sample is taken and releases pedal to start machine. Places arm of timing device against strands of sliver and pushes button to start timer. Stops winder after specified time and removes takeup tube. Removes test skein from tube and hangs skein on board designated for each furnace and bushing. Carries skeins to YARDAGE-CONTROL OPERATOR, FORMING for testing when sufficient skeins are obtained.