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Sizer

Measure undyed hoses to determine if size meets specifications.

What does a Sizer do?

Measures undyed hose to determine if size meets specifications: Pushes stretch measuring devise to machines and collects sample hose from storage bag under ejection chute of each machine. Pulls hose onto closed parallel leg-shaped hydraulic form of stretch measuring device, moves lever to release air into form to spread form and stretch hose, and reads scale device to determine whether hose meets product stretch specifications. Repositions hose on form and repeats process to measure stretch of specified sections of hose, according to procedure. Records results and informs KNITTING-MACHINE FIXER 689.260-026 of any machine malfunctions. Adjusts knitting machine to correct minor malfunctions.