Carpet Loom Fixer

Set up looms equipped with pile-wire mechanism to weave piled carpeting.

What does a Carpet Loom Fixer do?

Sets up looms equipped with pile-wire mechanism to weave piled carpeting and repairs looms to ensure production conforms to quality standards, employing knowledge of weaving and loom construction: Inspects loom of woven carpeting to determine adjustments or repairs needed. Repairs or replaces defective parts, using handtools and precision instruments. Changes gears on pile-wire mechanism to alter number of pile wires inserted into shed to correspond with number of picks per inch, following charts. Synchronizes motion of pile wires with motion of lathe, using handtools.