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7431 FIBRE PREPARERS
 


    Fibre preparers prepare wool, cotton,flax, jute, hemp and other natural textile fibres for spinning and winding.

    Tasks include -

    (a) grading and classifying natural textile fibres;

    (b) washing wool fibres;

    (c) cleaning and fluffing textile fibres;

    (d) forming fibres into sliver, combing them, combining sliver into sliver laps or forming sliver into rove;

    (e) performing related tasks;

    (f) supervising other workers.

    Examples of the occupations classified here:

  • Comber, fibre/textiles

  • Drawer, fibre/textiles

  • Rover, fibre/textiles


  • Some related occupations classified elsewhere:

  • Machine-operator combing/textile fibres - 8261


   
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 Updated 19 September 2004, by VA.