Tend machines that flatten pile of fabrics.
What does a Strike Out Machine Operator do?
Tends machine that flattens pile of fabrics preparatory to dyeing or printing or to raise, soften, and fluff pile after wet-finishing processes: Positions truck of material at entry end of machine and sews end of cloth to leader in machine, using portable sewing machine. Presses button to set carding or brushing rollers according to finish specified. Starts machine and observes flow of cloth through machine to detect wrinkles, holes, and cloth seams. Smooths wrinkles by hand. Moves lever to lower cloth from rollers as holes and seams pass through machine. Doffs cloth from swing-folding attachment. May tend machine arranged in tandem with other finishing equipment.