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  • 1) Tends machine that passes printed or dyed cloth through steam and chemical fumes to develop and fix colors: Measures out and mixes chemicals with water in tank.

  • 2) Trucks cloth to feed-end of ager.

  • 3) Sews end of cloth to leader in machine, using portable sewing machine.

  • 4) Observes cloth entering machine to detect defects, such as holes and grease spots.

  • 5) Examines cloth emerging from machine to detect uneven or incorrect color shade and color runs indicating incorrect adjustment of steam and chemical flow.

  • 6) Turns valves to make adjustments.

  • 7) Pulls cloth having imperfections over edge of truck for later removal and ravels seams to separate lots.

  • 8) Marks aged cloth and records production.

  • 9) Stops machine, cools interior with water, and enters ager to rethread cloth that has torn out.

  • 10) May tear out patch of defective cloth for inspection by CLOTH PRINTER.

  • 11) May tend machine using steam only and be known as Endless-Steamer Tender.




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DOT:   582.585-010

Job Number: 82