Profession spinning textile technician
Spinning textile technicians perform operations related to setting up spinning processes.
- Staple spinning machine technology
Technologies, operations, monitoring and maintenance of machines during the yarn spinning process.
- 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.