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Job Description:

  • 1) Presses caps or hats over heated hat blocks, by hand or with electric iron, to shape, smooth, or finish articles by any combination of following methods: Turns dial or handle on metal block to heat block and fits article over block.

  • 2) Presses, pulls, and rubs article by hand to smooth article.

  • 3) Inserts parts of adjustable block into hat or cap and forces wedge between parts to expand parts to fill article.

  • 4) Places article on bed of steam chamber or holds article over steam jet to soften article.

  • 5) Presses article with electric iron before placing in heated drying box.

  • 6) May be designated according to hat blocked as Panama-Hat Blocker; Strawhat Blocker; or according to production stage as Trimming-Department Blocker.

  • 7) When performing final finishing operations in addition to blocking, such as brushing hats and clipping loose threads, may be known as Set-Off Blocker.




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DOT:   580.684-014

Job Number: 884