Threading Machine Tender

Tend machines that thread axminster loom frames with pile yarns.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$18,000 – $36,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Threading Machine Tenders do?

Tends machine that threads axminster loom frames with pile yarn for weaving process: Mounts loom frame and loom spools in machine brackets and aligns frame tubes with machine needle guides. Inserts clamp in holder to lay yarn parallel in guides. Moves lever and presses pedal to lower lock bar and activate needle bar to draw yarn ends through guides and tubes. Examines frame for missed or crossed yarns. Corrects faulty threading, using reed hook. Presses lever and button to activate blowers and rotary blade that trims protruding yarn ends from frame tubes. Loads completed assembly onto handtruck for removal to weaving area.

Should I be a Threading Machine Tender?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.

  • How to become a Threading Machine Tender

    Most Threading Machine Tenders have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate's degree to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9adaab&chl=no+college+%2893%25%29||associate%27s+%285%25%29|||doctorate+%282%25%29&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,93,93
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