Jacquard Card Cutter

Operate machines to punch holes in Jacquard loom pattern cards.
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Salary Range
$17,000 – $50,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Jacquard Card Cutters do?

Operates machine to punch holes in Jacquard loom pattern cards, following design draft: Clamps paper design draft to frame on front of machine, and positions blank pattern cards in guide under punches. Places automatic marker in line with first row of design marks. Engages clutch to start punching head. Presses keys that control cutting dies following arrangement of holes indicated on design draft. Compares punched card with pattern to detect cutting errors, and pastes squares of paper over holes punched in error. Numbers cards in consecutive order.


Should I be a Jacquard Card Cutter?

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

  • Also known as: Button Tufter, Cake Wringer, Can Slider, Can Tender, Card Brusher, Card Cleaner, Card Cutter, Jacquard, Card Feeder See More

    How to become a Jacquard Card Cutter

    Jacquard Card Cutters 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 Jacquard Card Cutter-related education!
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