Frame Spinner

Tend spinning frames that draw out and twist rovings or slivers into yarns.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$20,000 – $35,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Frame Spinners do?

Tends spinning frame that draws out and twists roving or sliver into yarn: Patrols work area and observes spinning to detect nearly exhausted supply packages and breaks in yarn, roving, and sliver. Pieces up breaks in yarn, roving, and sliver and replaces nearly exhausted supply packages with full packages [CREELER 689.687-030]. Twists end of material from supply package to material in machine or threads material from supply package through machine guides and drawing rollers. Brushes yarn or lint from drawing rollers, guides, and rails. Notifies designated personnel of machine malfunction. May doff machine [DOFFER 689.686-022]. May change travelers [TRAVELER CHANGER 682.687-010]. May be designated according to machine tended as Spinner, Cap Frame; Spinner, Open-End; Spinner, Ring Frame.

Should I be a Frame Spinner?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • 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.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.

  • Also known as: Frame Runner, Spinner, Cap Frame, Spinner, Frame, Spinner, Ring Frame, Spinning-Frame Fixer

    How to become a Frame Spinner

    Most Frame Spinners 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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