Operate machines to cut rolls of felt into pieces.
What does a Felt Cutting Machine Operator do?
Operates machine to cut rolls of felt into pieces of specified length and width: Pulls felt from roll onto table, measures specified length, and clamps transverse bar to felt at point where cut is to be made. Clamps circular cutting knives to crossbar at measured intervals to cut or trim felt to specified width. Starts machine and presses foot treadle, when transverse bar reaches cutting-off knife, to cut felt to length. Collects strips cut from edges of felt by circular knives and puts strips in waste baskets for repicking by PICKING-MACHINE OPERATOR.