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  • 1) Examines fabric for weaving defects, using power-driven examining machine, and repairs defects, using burling iron, needle and thread, tufting device, and scissors: Pulls fabric over rollers, down over inspection board, and wraps cloth end around powered takeup beam or tube.

  • 2) Depresses pedal to start machine that moves fabric over inspection board, and scans and feels fabric for defects, such as burls, slubs, loose threads, mispicks, defective pile or soils.

  • 3) Stops machine and trims loose threads with scissors and pulls out defective yarn and pile with burling iron.

  • 4) Reweaves mispicks and inserts pile or tufts as specified, using needle or tufting device.

  • 5) Removes soils from carpeting, using brush and cleaning chemicals.

  • 6) May record yardage inspected and repaired.

  • 7) May doff rolls of fabric from machine, using hoist.




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DOT:   689.684-010

Job Number: 1240