Needle Loom Setter

Set up and adjust looms that produce needle felts.
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Salary Range
$18,000 – $36,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Needle Loom Setters do?

Sets up and adjusts looms that produce needle felt: Selects specified needle boards and bolts them to holders, using wrenches. Changes driving gears to adjust speed of automatic feed and punching mechanisms, using wrenches or turning knobs. Threads bat through needle board, attaches bat to rewind spindle, and starts machine. Makes adjustments to maintain weight specifications, and replaces worn or broken needle boards.

Should I be a Needle Loom Setter?

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.
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.

  • How to become a Needle Loom Setter

    Most Needle Loom Setters have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate's degree to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9adaab&chl=no+college+%2893%25%29||associate%27s+%285%25%29|||doctorate+%282%25%29&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,93,93
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