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Slitter

Slit welt of hoses for use in making panty hoses or leotards.

What does a Slitter do?

Slits welt of hose for use in making panty hose or leotards, using one of following methods: Positions welt of hose on edge of board equipped with electrically heated protruding wire, aligns mark on welt with slot, and pulls welt down to specified point on board passing through heated wire and slitting welt. Pulls hose over upright board, aligns mark on welt with slot, and pulls welt down to specified point on board. Slits welt using solder iron equipped with heated wire. Pulls hose over board, aligns welt over slot, and pulls welt down to specified point on board. Slits welt by pushing small flat iron equipped with electrically heated wire along slotted area under welt. May control temperature of wire by adjusting heat gauge. May scrape residue from wire, using knife or metal object.