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  • 1) Tends machine that coats strands of yarn with size to stiffen and strengthen yarn for further processing: Positions yarn bobbins and takeup cylinders on spindles of machine.

  • 2) Threads yarn over fingers of tension guides, across size-covered rollers, and around cylinders.

  • 3) Determines tension of yarn strands, using tensiometer.

  • 4) Pulls or releases yarn between tension guide and takeup cylinder to increase or decrease tension.

  • 5) Turns valve to admit size into retaining trough of machine.

  • 6) Observes machine to detect deviation of flow or supply of size from standard and notifies KNITTING-MACHINE FIXER, HEAD of malfunction.

  • 7) Observes machine to detect yarn breakage and ties knot or rewraps yarn end around sizing cylinder to repair breaks.

  • 8) Doffs and labels cylinders of sized yarn.

  • 9) May mix size, following formula.




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Job Number: 9424