Profession spinning textile technician

Spinning textile technicians perform operations related to setting up spinning processes.

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Personality Type

  • Realistic / Conventional

Knowledge

  • Staple spinning machine technology

    Technologies, operations, monitoring and maintenance of machines during the yarn spinning process.

Skills

  • Convert textile fibres into sliver

    Convert textile fibres into drafting sliver by working in the fibre opening, carding and drafting process.

  • Manufacture staple yarns

    Perform the operation, monitoring and maintenance of machines and processes to manufacture staple fiber yarns.

  • Covert slivers into thread

    Convert slivers into yarns or threads by combing processes converting drafting card sliver to combed sliver. Form short fibre to yarn using yarn and thread processing technologies, mostly ring spinning or open-end spinning (rotor spinning) or alternative spinning techniques. Work in the drafting or drawing process converting sliver into roving and converting roving into yarn, through further drafting and twisting processes. Work on winding machines to reel the yarn from bobbins onto spools or cones.

  • Measure yarn count

    Be able to measure yarn length and mass to assess fineness of roving, sliver and yarn in different measuring systems.Also able to convert into the various numbering system such as tex, Nm, Ne, denier, etc.

Optional knowledge and skills

textile technologies use weft preparation technologies evaluate textile characteristics test physical properties of textiles manufacture nonwoven staple products