List of Career Duties Under Knitting Business Sector

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Mender Hand Career Duties

  • Mend defects in hosiery, panty hose, or leotards tights , like holes, runs, and pulled threads, using one or combination of following methods
  • 1 Sews holes with needle thread
  • 2 Stretches portion of hose containing hole or run over mending cup & secures one end of broken thread, using needle thread
  • Reknit dropped stitch or run, using latch needle
  • Baste across other end of broken thread
  • Clip loose threads from hose with scissors
  • 3 Stretches hose over mending cup moves powered-mending device across hose to return picked or pulled thread to position
  • Pull hose on inspection form or over mending cup to locate defects
  • May smooth fix mend, using electric iron
  • May be designated Greige Mender knitting when repairing undyed hose or Finish Mender knitting if repairing dyed hose.

Mender Machine Career Duties

  • Mend defects in hosiery, panty hose, or leotards tights , like holes, runs, and pulled threads, using one or combination of following methods
  • 1 Sews holes with needle thread
  • 2 Stretches portion of hose containing hole or run over mending cup & secures one end of broken thread, using needle thread
  • Reknit dropped stitch or run, using latch needle
  • Baste across other end of broken thread
  • Clip loose threads from hose with scissors
  • 3 Stretches hose over mending cup moves powered-mending device across hose to return picked or pulled thread to position
  • Pull hose on inspection form or over mending cup to locate defects
  • May smooth fix mend, using electric iron
  • May be designated Greige Mender knitting when repairing undyed hose or Finish Mender knitting if repairing dyed hose.

Odd piece Checker Career Duties

  • Obtain missing garment parts from stockroom to complete specified lots of knitted garments
  • Distribute parts to production workers
  • Record quantity, size and style of parts distributed.

Pad extractor Tender 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.

Pairer inspector Career Duties

  • Inspect, grades, and pairs finished surgical hose, panty hose, stockings, leotards, and socks, according to grade, color, size, and length
  • Spread hose on pairing table or over inspection forms examines hose for defects, like pulls, snags, holes, mends and dye streaks
  • Classify hose into grades, following specifications
  • Position graded hose over scale on table to measure overall length length of toe, foot, heel, and welt
  • Select pair of identical hose of same grade stacks hose on table
  • Tally each pair in lot by grade
  • May be designated according to grade or type hose paired as Pairer, Odds knitting , Pairer, Substandard knitting .

Patroller Career Duties

  • Patrol knitting area to inspect cloth being knitted on warp or circular knitting machines
  • Walk continuously between machines observes cloth for defects, like yarn breaks, holes, discolorations and stop marks
  • Stop machine with hand lever or button marks defects for Warp-Knitting-Machine Operator knitting or Circular Knitter knitting
  • May tie ends of new warp to corresponding ends of warp in machine

Pattern and chain Maker Career Duties

  • Build metal chains, consisting of multisize pattern plates, or installs pattern tapes that control operation of jacquard loom and link-and-link flat knitting machines sets up machines to produce specified design in knitted fabric
  • Obtain specifications for new knitting pattern from supervisor
  • Study number, type and arrangement of stitches in sample determines arrangement of pattern plates on chains, employing knowledge of machine operation
  • Connect plates to form chain
  • Study sample to define which perforations in pattern plates are to be covered to produce specified knit informs Jacquard-Plate Maker knitting
  • Install chains and pattern plates in machine makes trial run to define if knitting meets specifications
  • May make minor repairs to knitting machines.

Pattern Assembler Career Duties

  • Assemble pattern chains that control pattern-forming motion of guide bars flat metal bars on which yarn guides are attached on knitting machines
  • Select pattern-chain links according to pattern diagram
  • Mark links according to sequence in chain, using bevel square scriber
  • Hold link against electric grinder to bevel end down to marking so link will adjust guide bars smoothly
  • Insert connecting pins through holes in links to assemble links that form pattern chain.

Pattern Puncher 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 .

Pattern Wheel Maker 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 .

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