Rubber Thread Spooler

Tend machines that wind strands of rubber onto spools.
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Quick Stats


Salary Range
$18,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Rubber Thread Spoolers do?

Tends machine that winds strands of rubber used in golf ball cores onto spools: Pulls strands from container and draws strands along winding area to machine. Runs each strand through separator, wraps ends around spools, and clamps spools to spindles. Holds strands in hand, presses pedal to start spools winding, and feeds and guides strands of rubber from container, along winding area, and to machine. Pulls twisted strands to remove snarls or tangles, and stops machine to untwist knots. Stops machine when length markers reach separators, cuts off strands at marker, removes spools from spindles, and handwraps remainder of strand.


Should I be a Rubber Thread Spooler?

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.
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.

  • Also known as: Spooler, Rubber Strand, Thread Singer, Thread Spooler

    How to become a Rubber Thread Spooler

    Rubber Thread 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 Rubber Thread Spooler-related education!
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