Profession fibre machine tender
Fibre machine tenders operate and maintain extrusion machines that form sliver from filaments. They work with synthetic materials such as fiberglass or liquid polymer or non-synthetic materials such as rayon.
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- Realistic / Conventional
- Monitor bushings
Monitor the machines to detect any defects or malfunctioning such as defective binder applicators or clogged bushings.
- Wind sliver strands
Hold the sliver strands coming from the floor above through a floor opening to facilitate the process of winding strands onto tubes.
- Optimise production processes parameters
Optimise and maintain the parameters of the production process such as flow, temperature or pressure.
- Monitor valves
Monitor and accordingly adjust the valves in order to allow a specific amount of liquids (such as ammonia sulfuric acid or viscous soap) or steam into the mixer or machine.
- Use personal protection equipment
Make use of protection equipment according to training, instruction and manuals. Inspect the equipment and use it consistently.
- Remove bead straps
Stop the machine and use a wire pick to remove beads and unclog the bushings.
- Bind fibreglass filaments
Bring extruded fibreglass filaments together to bind them into single strands after the binding solution has been applied and pull them through a carbon-graphite shoe that will guide and gather the individual glass filaments to form the fibreglass strands.