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  • 1) Operates one or more Jacquard looms equipped with pile-wire mechanism to weave carpeting of intricate design: Moves lever to open shed, and inserts specified number of pile wires through shed in sequence to produce pile.

  • 2) Forces cop of filling into shuttle, using mallet, and inserts shuttle into loom.

  • 3) Places wax in holder to lubricate pile wires as wires enter and are withdrawn from shed.

  • 4) Starts loom and observes weaving to detect exhausted filling packages, mispicks, and irregular cutting of pile.

  • 5) Replaces exhausted filling, inserts pile wires into missed loops, and replaces dull cutting blades.

  • 6) Pulls out filling to remove defects in carpeting.

  • 7) Pulls cord to reverse pattern chain and card cylinder so that weaving will resume at place where defect occurred to maintain pattern continuity.

  • 8) Notifies CARD CHANGER, JACQUARD LOOM as pattern cards become worn or damaged.

  • 9) May be designated according to type of carpeting woven as Wilton Weaver.




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DOT:   683.682-014

Job Number: 1494