Spiral Weaver

Tend automatic machines that coil, cut, and interlace wires.
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Quick Stats


Salary Range
$20,000 – $54,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Spiral Weavers do?

Tends automatic machines that coil, cut, and interlace wire into spiral-weave screen: Threads and pulls wire through pulling and coiling dies of machines and secures end around coiling die, using pliers. Adjusts distance between dies and speeds of wire feed and pulling-die rotation, according to size of wire and length of spiral weave, using handtools. Starts machines, monitors automatic operation and wire supply, and occasionally measures length of weave to verify conformance to specifications, using gauge. Stops machines when screens of specified length are woven.


Should I be a Spiral Weaver?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Ready for a Challenge: You jump into new projects with initiative and drive.
  • High Achiever: You love the challenge of tackling difficult work.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.

  • Also known as: Cable Weaver, Inlayer, Silver, Wire Weaver

    How to become a Spiral Weaver

    Spiral Weavers 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 Spiral Weaver-related education!
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