Hat Lining Blocker

Tend equipment that press and smoothen the hat linings.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$16,000 – $27,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Hat Lining Blockers do?

Tends equipment that presses and smooths hat linings preparatory to installation in hats: Turns hat lining inside-out and fits lining over heated hat block. Smooths and straightens lining and seam, using hands and fingers. Pulls lever to lower pressing form onto lining, or lowers sandfilled cloth bag onto lining to press lining using hoist. Depresses pedal to force steam through perforations in hat block to moisten lining and set press. Raises bag or releases press and removes lining from block. Stacks linings on table according to size. May place linings on hat form for cooling following removal from block.

Should I be a Hat Lining Blocker?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.

  • How to become a Hat Lining Blocker

    Most Hat Lining Blockers have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9aaaaa&chl=no+college+%28100%25%29|||||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,100,100
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