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Forming Department End Finder

Examine tubes of fiberglass slivers.

What does a Forming Department End Finder do?

Examines tubes of fiberglass sliver to detect defects and unwinds defective sliver and short lengths from tube: Removes tubes from monorail conveyor onto table. Examines tubes for defects, such as dirt and grease, and to locate end of sliver. Inserts end of sliver in tube of air suction device to unravel defective portion and short lengths. Breaks excess sliver from tube or cuts sliver, using scissors. Weighs tubes of sliver to determine if weight is within tolerances and places tubes on truck. Tags and places underweight tubes on monorail conveyor.