Profession yarn spinner
Yarn spinners convert fibres into yarns.
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- Realistic / Conventional
- Staple spinning machine technology
Technologies, operations, monitoring and maintenance of machines during the yarn spinning process.
- Properties of fabrics
The influence of chemical composition and molecular arrangement of yarn and fibre properties and fabric structure on the physical properties of textile fabrics; the different fibre types, their physical and chemical characteristics and different material characteristics; the materials used in different processes and the effect on materials as they are processed.
- Finish processing of man-made fibres
Completing the processing operation of man-made fibres and ensuring that the product is made according to customer specification
- Convert textile fibres into sliver
Convert textile fibres into drafting sliver by working in the fibre opening, carding and drafting process.
- Tend spinning machines
Operate spinning machines keeping efficiency and productivity at high levels.
- Maintain work standards
Maintaining standards of work in order to improve and acquire new skills and work methods.
- 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.
- Manufacture staple yarns
Perform the operation, monitoring and maintenance of machines and processes to manufacture staple fiber yarns.
- Control textile process
Planning and monitoring textile production to achieve control on behalf of quality, productivity and delivery time.
- Evaluate textile characteristics
Evaluate textiles and their properties in order to manufacture products in conformity with specifications.