List of Career Duties Under Knitting Business Sector

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Dyer 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 .

Dyer Assistant Career Duties

  • Verify color of hosiery dye lots against standard and modifies dyeing process on basis of knowledge of dyes dyeing time
  • Pass sample hose from each dye lot through steam to fix color
  • Compare color with master sample approves lot if color matches standard
  • Determine dyeing time weighs out additional dyes or reducing agents for lots not meeting specifications
  • May assist Dyer, Supervisor knitting, tex
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Extractor Career Duties

  • Tend machine that untwists extracts water or chemicals from knit tubing after bleaching, washing, and dyeing, and applies finish to tubing preparatory to drying
  • Position containers of wet knit tubing on turntable of machine
  • Turn thumbscrews to adjust width of spreader, according to specifications
  • Thread tubing through tension rollers around spreader, and ties end of tubing to leader
  • Turn handwheel to regulate pressure on squeeze rollers
  • Turn valve to admit finishing solution into trough of machine
  • Start machine observes operation to detect twists in knit tubing
  • Revolve turntable from which tubing is fed to untwist tubing
  • Measure width of tubing with hand rule to verify conformance to standards
  • Doff tubing from swing-folding attachment
  • May mix finishing solution, following formula.

Finisher Career Duties

  • Tend machine that stretches sets circular knitted cloth knit tubing to uniform width
  • Turn screws to adjust width of spreader according to specifications
  • Turn valves to admit steam into steam box that sets stretched cloth
  • Thread cloth over feed guide rollers, around spreader, through steam box, and between pressure rolls, and wraps end of cloth around takeup roll or guides end through swing-folding attachment
  • Start machine observes flow of cloth to detect cloth defects, like dirt, dye streaks, and holes
  • Cuts defects from cloth, using shears
  • Measure width of calendered cloth with hand rule
  • Cuts calendered cloth with shears or automatic cutter attached to machine doffs rolls of cloth from machine
  • May lower top pressure roller to press cloth
  • May attach identification tag to end of cloth bolt
  • May tend calender fed from rolls, handtruck, or another machine.

Fixer Boarding Room Career Duties

  • Sets up and adjusts machines and equipment used to shape and dry hose, using knowledge of machine function boarding Ii process
  • Turn valves to admit steam to drying cabinet or boarding forms
  • Change toe boards or boarding forms according to size of hose being processed, using key handtools
  • Observe gauges during boarding and turns valves to increase or decrease steam pressure temperature of drying chamber or boarding forms, according to type of hose being boarded
  • Replace worn or broken parts, like conveyors, boarding forms, and electric motors, using handtools.

Fleecer Career Duties

  • Tend machine that raises nap on socks to produce woolly appearance
  • Start machine feeds socks into rollers that automatically position socks under revolving wire-covered cylinder for brushing
  • Remove napped socks from machine
  • Examine socks to define if nap has been raised according to specifications notifies fixer of machine malfunction
  • May turn handwheel to adjust height of cylinder according to sock thickness.

Folding machine Operator Career Duties

  • Tend machine that stretches sets circular knitted cloth knit tubing to uniform width
  • Turn screws to adjust width of spreader according to specifications
  • Turn valves to admit steam into steam box that sets stretched cloth
  • Thread cloth over feed guide rollers, around spreader, through steam box, and between pressure rolls, and wraps end of cloth around takeup roll or guides end through swing-folding attachment
  • Start machine observes flow of cloth to detect cloth defects, like dirt, dye streaks, and holes
  • Cuts defects from cloth, using shears
  • Measure width of calendered cloth with hand rule
  • Cuts calendered cloth with shears or automatic cutter attached to machine doffs rolls of cloth from machine
  • May lower top pressure roller to press cloth
  • May attach identification tag to end of cloth bolt
  • May tend calender fed from rolls, handtruck, or another machine.

Garment Steamer Career Duties

  • Tend machine that removes wrinkles from knitted garments with steam hot air
  • Hang garments on studs of revolving disk of machine
  • Start machine that subjects garments to steam spray hot air as disk revolves
  • Remove stacks steamed garments on table.

Grey Inspector Career Duties

  • Inspect unfinished hose or socks for defects conformance to specifications
  • Draw hose or socks over inspection board inspects items for defects, like holes, runs, torn threads, dropped stitches and defective looping or seaming
  • Turn form to inspect both sides of items
  • Clip loose threads from items, using scissors or electric clipper with suction attachment that removes loose threads
  • Strip items from board if board is not equipped with automatic turning stripping device
  • Sort items according to type of imperfection
  • Mark production ticket
  • May bag first quality items for dyeing
  • May mark defective area of items for mending, using crayon
  • May inspect items conveyed by pneumatic tube to inspection station and press control to stop flag specific machine causing defects in items
  • May depress pedal to rotate inspection board during inspection of items
  • Where inspection is performed after each operation, may be designated Knitting Inspector knitting , Looping Inspector knitting , Seaming Inspector knitting
  • May be designated according to type of item inspected as Sock Examiner knitting .

Hand Crocheter Career Duties

  • Crochet edges, seams, and decorative pieces for garments, using crochet needles yarn
  • May crochet coverings for buckle frames, buttons and other similar trimmings.

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