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Pick Up Operator

Inspect velvet cloths and cut uncut filling floats using pickup knife.

What does a Pick Up Operator do?

Inspects greige corduroy or velvet cloth to detect uncut filling floats, and cuts floats, using pickup knife: Positions truck of cloth at entry end of examining frame and pins end of cloth to leader in machine. Depresses pedal to start machine that passes cloth over inspection board, and scans cloth for uncut floats missed by CORDUROY-CUTTER OPERATOR. Inserts point of pickup knife under floats and cuts threads. Doffs cloth from swing-folding attachment onto handtruck. Records yardage of cloth inspected.