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Hooker Inspector

Examine clothes for weaving or finishing defects using hooker machines.

What does a Hooker Inspector do?

Examines cloth for weaving or finishing defects, using hooker machine that folds cloth into yard lengths: Pushes roll of cloth onto machine brackets and threads cloth through feed rollers, over and under tension rollers, through slot of folding bar, and inserts end of cloth under clamps on machine table. Turns knob to set yardage counter or counts folds to determine yardage of cloth inspected. Depresses pedal to raise clamp, releasing cut of cloth, and removes cloth from machine. May complete folding of cloth by hand.