Bedieningspersoneel van machines voor het bereiden van spinvezels, het spinnen en het opwinden

ISCO 08 Code 8151      Fibre preparing, spinning and winding machine operators

Lead Statement
Fibre-preparing, spinning and winding machine operators operate and monitor machines which prepare fibres, and spin, double, twist and wind yarn and thread from natural textile fibres. They twist two or more strands of yarn to prepare single stronger, smoother, uniform and heavier strands and treat textiles to make them stiff and water resistant.

Task statement
Tasks include:

  • operating and monitoring  machines for tearing woollen rags into fibre;
  • operating and monitoring machines for cleaning and turning woollen yarn waste into fluffed wool;
  • operating and monitoring machines which combine textile fibres into uniform blends;
  • operating and monitoring machines which  clean and fluff  textile fibres,  transform them into sliver, comb them into sliver for first drawing, combine slivers into sliver lap or sliver laps into ribbon lap;
  • operating draw frame (machine) having number of drawing sets, each set combining several slivers into one of nearly same weight and thickness as any of original sliver;
  • operating and monitoring machines which spin thread and yarn from roving, wind two or more threads onto bobbin, twist two or more strands of yarn or thread into single strands of yarn to increase strength, smoothness and/or uniformity of yarn, or wind yarn or thread from one package to another;
  • operating and monitoring spinning frame that draws out and twists roving or sliver into yarn;
  • operating and monitoring  machines for drawing slivers received from drawing machine into loosely twisted strands;
  • preparing sizing for use in stiffening and finishing cloth and yarn by mixing ingredients such as starch, tallow, resins, soaps and water and boiling mixture  for specified time in steam;
  • treating textiles with chemicals to make them water resistant;
  • cleaning rollers and cylinders of carding machines to remove wool waste;
  • operating and resurfacing metal drawing rolls of various spinning, combing and lapping machines with new rubber or leather covers.

Included occupations
Examples of the occupations classified here:

  • Machine-operator, fibre preparing
  • Machine-operator, spinning/thread and yarn
  • Machine-operator, twisting/thread and yarn
  • Machine-operator, winding/thread and yarn

Excluded occupations
Some related occupations classified elsewhere:

  • Spinner - 8151

Notes
(NCvB; April 2010)