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  • 1) Grinds wire teeth on drums and flats of carding machines to uniform height, and sets up machines according to specifications and fiber processing standards: Removes fibers adhering to wire teeth of cylinder and doffing drums, using card stripper.

  • 2) Removes belts and disengages gears not needed for grinding operation.

  • 3) Lifts grinding rollers onto brackets above flats and carding and doffing cylinders of machine.

  • 4) Places drive belt between carding machine drive mechanism and grinder rolls, and starts machine.

  • 5) Turns setscrews and listens to sound of grinder to regulate pressure of grinding roller on teeth of drum.

  • 6) Examines and feels teeth to verify that grinding meets specifications.

  • 7) Removes grinding rolls, and brushes emery dust from teeth of cylinder.

  • 8) Adjusts clearances between card rolls and flats to set up machine, using leaf, flat, and pin gauges, and listens for contact of surfaces.

  • 9) Replaces defective parts, using handtools.

  • 10) Cleans and oils machines.

  • 11) May replace worn cloth on cylinders of carding machine.

  • 12) May remove carding drum and grind drum on separate machine.

  • 13) May direct CARD TENDER and other cardroom employees in setting up grinding equipment.

  • 14) May be designated according to machine repaired as Napper Grinder.




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DOT:   680.380-010

Job Number: 1451