List of Career Duties Under Knitting Business Sector

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Tubular splitting machine Tender Career Duties

  • Tend machine that splits tubular knitted cloth into open-width form
  • Change spreader attachments according to width specifications
  • Position handtruck under swing-folding attachment at delivery-end starts machine
  • Guide cloth along cutting line, over spreader, and under circular cutting blade
  • Observe cloth for defective splitting reports malfunctions to supervisor.

Tumbler dyeing machine Operator Career Duties

  • Tend machines that dye and finish knitted garments, like hosiery sweaters
  • Turn valves to admit water steam into machine to specified level
  • Pour dye, cleaning agents, or finishing chemicals into machine
  • Turn thermostat and timing device to set temperature dyeing time, according to formula
  • Place garments in compartments of machine starts machine
  • Periodically examines garments from each dye or finish lot to detect variations from processing standards
  • Adds dye, reducing agent, or finishing chemicals, according to instructions, if standard is not matched
  • Drain solution from machine at end of dyeing or finishing cycle
  • Remove dyed or finished garments to handtruck labels each lot
  • May tend extractor [Extractor Operator any industry 581.685-038]
  • May weigh or measure cleaning agents chemicals
  • May be designated according to type of machine used as Paddle-Dyeing-Machine Operator knitting , Rotary-Drum Dyer knitting .

Turner Career Duties

  • Tend machine that turns circular knitted cloth knit tubing inside out winds cloth into rolls
  • Pull end of cloth through turning pipe slotted metal form
  • Open & pulls end of cloth over turning pipe circular spreader
  • Insert turned end under feed rollers laps end around takeup roll
  • Shift lever to activate feed winding rollers
  • May mount roll of tubing on stand remove turned rolls.

Turning machine Operator Career Duties

  • Tend machine that turns circular knitted cloth knit tubing inside out winds cloth into rolls
  • Pull end of cloth through turning pipe slotted metal form
  • Open & pulls end of cloth over turning pipe circular spreader
  • Insert turned end under feed rollers laps end around takeup roll
  • Shift lever to activate feed winding rollers
  • May mount roll of tubing on stand remove turned rolls.

Warp knitting machine Operator Career Duties

  • Tend battery of warp-knitting machines to knit diverse products, like tulle, lace, net, fabrics for outer undergarments, elastic fabric for foundation garments, and carpet material
  • Patrol knitting area inspects cloth for defects, like holes, yarn breaks and discolorations
  • Ties broken yarn ends with fingers
  • Stop machine notifies supervisor when unable to define cause of defects
  • Record number type of defects
  • Hand-weaves new threads over under lease rods, threads yarn through guides, using hook, and ties warp ends with fingers to attach new warp to corresponding threads of old warp
  • Cuts excess thread from knots, using scissors
  • May replace defective needles, using hook wrench
  • May help position warp beams I on machine and doff rolls of knitted cloth from machine, using chain hoist handtools
  • May lubricate machines, using oilcan brush
  • May tend machines that knit milanese, raschel, or tricot fabrics be designated according to machine type as Milanese-Knitting-Machine Operator knitting , Raschel-Knitting-Machine Operator knitting , Tricot-Knitting-Machine Operator knitting .

Wheel Blocker Career Duties

  • Install needle jacks in pattern wheels that control operation of needles in circular knitting machines, following pattern chart
  • Remove top of pattern wheel inserts jacks in notches of wheel
  • May paint mark on top of pattern wheels to indicate where pattern begins
  • May punch out grooves in metal blades and install blades or metal pins in pattern drums be designated Pattern-Drum Maker knitting .

Work ticket Distributor Career Duties

  • Distribute workcards that contain instructions, like type of yarn, type of stitch or stitches, and length width of tubing, to workers engaged in knitting knit tubing
  • May file workcards according to knitting machine number style of cloth.

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