Sliver Lap Machine Tender

Tend machines which combine strands of sliver into lap II.
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Salary Range
$20,000 – $35,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Sliver Lap Machine Tenders do?

Tends machines which combine strands of sliver into lap II and winds sliver into rolls: Pulls cans of sliver to creeling position. Threads ends of sliver through guides, stop-motion device, and rolls, and onto takeup pin, or attaches end to preceding end by overlapping and twisting sliver with fingers. Patrols machine area to detect exhausted ends and observe lights indicating machine stoppage caused by sliver break. Pieces up broken ends. Removes lap and replaces empty pins. May depress pedal to raise roll of lap for doffing or loosen holders by hand. May tend combers [COMBER TENDER 680.685-118], ribbon lappers [RIBBON-LAP-MACHINE TENDER 680.685-086], or drawing frames [DRAWING-FRAME TENDER 680.685-038].

Should I be a Sliver Lap Machine Tender?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.

  • Also known as: Silver Lap Machine Tender

    How to Become a
    Sliver Lap Machine Tender

    Most Sliver Lap Machine 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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