Machine Sweeper-Brush Maker

Operate machines to bind fibers on cylindrical cores.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$18,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Machine Sweeper-Brush Makers do?

Operates machine to bind fibers on cylindrical core to form brushes used on street sweeping machines: Mounts brush core in machine, turns crank to wind specified amount of cable on holding spool, and staples end of cable to core, using hammer. Sets spool brake to maintain tension between spool and core, using wrench. Aligns carriage wheel guide in spiral groove of core and adjusts material guides and conveyor to feed material onto core according to size of brush, using wrenches. Spreads precut fibers on conveyor. Starts machine that winds cable to bind fibers onto revolving core. Staples or bolts cable to core at completion of winding process. Repairs sweeper brush cores, using handtools.

Should I be a Machine Sweeper-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: Machine Sweeper Brush Maker, Sweeper-Brush Maker, Machine

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    Machine Sweeper-Brush Maker

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