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  • 1) Fills metal ferrules with hog bristle, horsehair, vegetable fiber, or nylon, using either of following methods: Twists material into tuft and dips base of tuft into cement.

  • 2) Ties string around base of tuft, redips tuft in cement, and inserts tuft in hole of brush head.

  • 3) Weighs out specified amount of bristles, using balance scale and inserts base end of bristles into ferrule.

  • 4) Separates bristles with metal blade, and inserts wooden or aluminum plug into bristles to press them against sides of ferrule to form brush head.

  • 5) Immerses flag end of brush head in flaxseed gum to hold filling material in brush shape during vulcanizing process.

  • 6) Measures length of bristles, using gauge.

  • 7) May cut bristles to varying lengths to taper tip of brush head, using metal form and scissors.

  • 8) May make wire drawn brushes.




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Job Number: 7105