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8261 FIBRE-PREPARING, SPINNING- AND WINDING-MACHINE OPERATORS
 


    Fibre-preparing, spinning- and winding-machine operators operate and monitor machines which prepare fibres, and spin, double, twist and wind yarn and thread.

    Tasks include -

    (a) operating and monitoring machines which combine textile fibres into uniform blends;

    (b) operating and monitoring machines which clean and fluff textile fibres, transform them into sliver, comb them into sliver for first drawing, combine slivers into sliver lap or sliver laps into ribbon lap, combine several slivers into one attenuated strand of regular quality and weight;

    (c) operating and monitoring machines which transform sliver into roving;

    (d) operating and monitoring machines which spin thread and yarn from roving, wind two or more threads onto bobbin, twist two or more strands of yarn or thread into single heavier and stronger strand, or wind yarn or thread from one package to another;

    (e) performing related tasks;

    (f) supervising other workers.

    Examples of the occupations classified here:

  • Machine-operator, fibre preparing

  • Machine-operator, spinning/thread and yarn

  • Machine-operator, twisting/thread and yarn

  • Machine-operator, winding/thread and yarn


  • Some related occupations classified elsewhere:

  • Spinner - 7432


   
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 Updated 19 September 2004, by VA.