Latex Spooler

Tend equipment to spool latex thread or wind latex ribbon into rolls.
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Salary Range
$18,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Latex Spoolers do?

Tends equipment to spool latex thread or wind latex ribbon into rolls: Pushes curing drum to position at spooling or winding equipment and fastens it in place. Attaches latex threads or ribbons from curing drum to spools or roll-winding equipment. Starts equipment that revolves curing drum to unwind goods and activates takeup equipment. Observes operation and adjusts speed of takeup to regulate tension. Straightens bent thread guides and ties broken threads. Removes and wraps filled spools or rolls, and packs them in carton for shipment. Weighs packed carton to determine yardage.

Should I be a Latex Spooler?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.

  • How to become a Latex Spooler

    Latex Spoolers generally graduate from high school and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate’s degree to increase your chances of finding a good job. Check out these schools offering Latex Spooler-related education!
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