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  • 1) Tends machine that raises and sets direction of fiber on surface of woolen cloth, imparting soft and lofty hand to cloth: Mounts roll of cloth on shaft at feed-end of machine, using hoist.

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

  • 3) Turns handwheels to raise or lower contact rollers that press cloth against gigging cylinder to control amount of nap.

  • 4) Turns valves to admit water into wet-out boxes.

  • 5) Starts machine and processes cloth back and forth through machine until nap has been raised according to specifications.

  • 6) Relaxes pressure on contact rollers and processes cloth through machine to set direction of nap.

  • 7) Doffs rolls of cloth from delivery end of machine.

  • 8) May tend machine equipped with steaming roller rather than wet-out boxes and be designated Steam Gigger.




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DOT:   585.685-054

Job Number: 4502