Weft Straightener

Operate weft straighteners that straighten weft of broad woven fabrics.

What does a Weft Straightener do?

Operates weft straightener that straightens and aligns skewed weft of broad woven fabrics after wet finishing: Observes cloth passing under beam of light to detect skewed weft. Presses buttons to control movement of rollers that hold back leading selvage of skewed cloth and to allow lagging selvage to catch up. May tend finishing machines, such as cloth drier, calender, or tenter frame.