Calender Wind Up Tender

Tend windup racks on four-roll calender that wind calendered fabrics.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$20,000 – $35,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Calender Wind Up Tenders do?

Tends windup rack on four-roll calender that winds calendered fabric onto liner rolls: Starts festoons that accumulate fabric during roll change, and stops windup rack. Cuts fabric with scissors between machine and full roll and guides fabric into roll on auxiliary rack with aid of CALENDER-WIND-UP HELPER. Stops festoons, starts windup rack, and moves tension and speed levers to wind new roll. Places full roll onto scale, using hoist. Reads yardage gauge and compares roll weight with standard on yardage chart for conformance to specifications. Notifies CALENDER OPERATOR, FOUR-ROLL of weight discrepancies or fabric defects, such as wrinkles and spread cords. May run identification strings into calendered stock as windup proceeds.

Should I be a Calender Wind Up Tender?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.

  • Also known as: Calender Helper

    How to become a Calender Wind Up Tender

    Most Calender Wind Up Tenders have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9baaaa&chl=no+college+%2898%25%29|certificate+%282%25%29||||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,98,98
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