Needle Loom Tender

Tend looms that produce needle felts.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$18,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Needle Loom Tenders do?

Tends loom that produces needle felt: Places roll of felt bat into feed holder of loom. Aligns bat on conveyor, threads end of bat through needle bed of loom, and attaches felt to rewind spindle. Starts machine, watches feed gauge, and stops machine when specified length of felt is produced. Cuts felt from roll with shears. May glue or sew together ends of base to form continuous roll. May place roll of textile base into feed holder and align with bat to produce textile backed felt. May replace defective needle boards, using handtools.

Should I be a Needle Loom Tender?

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

  • Also known as: Woven-Blind-Loom Tender

    How to become a Needle Loom Tender

    Needle Loom Tenders 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 Needle Loom Tender-related education!
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