Padding Gluer

Fasten padded edgings to sofa and chair frames.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$18,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Padding Gluers do?

Fastens padded edging to sofa and chair frames prior to upholstering, using glue and clinching tool: Cuts strips of foam rubber and burlap edging to fit seat edges and armrests of sprung-up chair and sofa frames, using knife. Applies glue to seat edge, armrests and foam rubber strips, using spray gun, and presses surfaces together. Aligns and attaches burlap edging to edges of seats, using clinching tool. Slides sprung-up frames to conveyor and loads frames onto conveyor. Cleans spray gun with solvent and refills glue tank.

Should I be a Padding Gluer?

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

  • How to become a Padding Gluer

    Padding Gluers 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 Padding Gluer-related education!
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