Felt Strip Finisher

Tend machines that sand and smooth surface of felt strips.
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Salary Range
$18,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Felt Strip Finishers do?

Tends machine that sands and smooths surface of felt strips to reduce thickness and impart finish: Mounts roll of felt on machine brackets and draws end over and under machine bed and rollers onto takeup spindle. Turns handwheel to adjust clearance between sanding rollers according to specifications. Starts machine and observes felt for discolorations and loose fibers. Verifies thickness of felt, using gauge. Removes finished roll from machine.

Should I be a Felt Strip Finisher?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.

  • Also known as: Strip Feeder

    How to become a Felt Strip Finisher

    Felt Strip Finishers generally graduate from high school and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate’s degree to increase your chances of finding a good job. Check out these schools offering Felt Strip Finisher-related education!
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