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- 1) Fabricates brooms from broomcorn fibers, using one of following methods: Inserts and clamps broom handle in winder.
- 2) Threads end of wire from reel through hole in handle and nails, ties, or staples wire to handle.
- 3) Places layers of fiber onto handle and depresses pedal to rotate handle to wrap wire around fiber.
- 4) Spreads fibers around under wire as winder turns.
- 5) Trims excess fiber around each layer, using knife.
- 6) Hooks leather strap around body of broom to secure it while winding subsequent layers.
- 7) Pounds fibers to pack and shape broom shoulders, using mallet.
- 8) Wraps and fastens wire around neck of broom handle with stapler.
- 9) Weighs brooms on scales to verify conformance to standard.
- 10) Gathers cut and graded broomcorn into bundle according to size required for broom.
- 11) Inserts broom handle into plastic cone and staples cone to broom handle, using stapling machine.
- 12) Dips base of broomcorn bundle in pot of hot tar, inserts base into cone, flattens cone and broomcorn into fan-flare shape, using vise.
- 13) Staples cone to broomcorn, using stapling machine, and stacks brooms for further processing.
- 14) May pull broom through stemmer to remove coarse or short fibers.
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