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Machine Brush Maker

Tend machines that insert bristles into ferrule to form paint brush heads.

What does a Machine Brush Maker do?

Tends machine that inserts and secures bristles into ferrule to form paint brush heads: Places bristles on feed belt and stacks ferrules in vertical feeding magazine. Starts machine, observes movement of bristles on belt, and taps bristles on belt with fingers to control level of bristles. Turns wheel to position specified amount of bristles for brush head and to facilitate placement of ferrule around bristles. Notifies supervisor when machine malfunction occurs. Verifies length of bristles in brush head, using gauge. Combs bristles with electric brush to straighten bristles and packs completed brush head in box.