Rotary-Cutter Operator

Tend machines that pulverize scrap fabric into flock.

What does a Rotary-Cutter Operator do?

Tends machine that pulverizes scrap fabric into flock: Cuts wire from bale of scrap, using wirecutters. Starts machine and dumps and spreads scrap on conveyor that moves scrap to rotary knives turning within fixed knives that pulverize scrap. Clamps sack over blower pipe and opens valve to fill sack with flock. Pushes plunger that forces pneumatic tamper into sack to compress flock. Closes top and sews filled sack, using needle and twine. Weighs filled sack and records weight on production record and tag.