Machine Brush Maker

Tend machines that insert bristles into ferrule to form paint brush heads.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$18,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Machine Brush Makers do?

Tends machine that inserts and secures bristles into ferrule to form paint brush heads: Places bristles on feed belt and stacks ferrules in vertical feeding magazine. Starts machine, observes movement of bristles on belt, and taps bristles on belt with fingers to control level of bristles. Turns wheel to position specified amount of bristles for brush head and to facilitate placement of ferrule around bristles. Notifies supervisor when machine malfunction occurs. Verifies length of bristles in brush head, using gauge. Combs bristles with electric brush to straighten bristles and packs completed brush head in box.

Should I be a Machine Brush Maker?

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

  • Also known as: Brine Maker, Brush Maker, Brush Maker, Machine

    How to become a Machine Brush Maker

    Machine Brush Makers 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 Machine Brush Maker-related education!
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