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Chopped Strand Operator

Tend machines that cut strands of fiberglass sliver into staple lengths.

What does a Chopped Strand Operator do?

Tends machine that cuts strands of fiberglass sliver into staple lengths: Pulls ends of sliver from creel and feeds sliver into feed rollers of cutter. Observes staple lengths falling from cutters into container on scales to detect defects, such as dirty strands and flared ends. Removes shipping containers from scales as specified weight is attained and seals container with gummed tape. Pastes label on shipping container and places container on pallet. Records weight on production records.