Paint Roller Winder

Tend machines that wind and glue fabrics on tubing to make paint rollers.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$20,000 – $35,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Paint Roller Winders do?

Tends machine that winds and glues fabric on tubing to make paint rollers: Fills glue spreader reservoir. Turns thermostat control knobs to maintain glue at specified temperature or dips paint roller into glue to apply glue evenly to roller. Mounts tubing on power-driven machine spindles and starts machine to rotate tube. Turns valve to regulate flow of glue and to distribute it evenly over surface or rotating tube. Positions, holds, and feeds precut fabric against glued surface of rotating tube as fabric is spirally wound and glued on tube. Removes wound tube from machine spindles. May glue and trim fabric, using handtools to repair paint roller covers. May glue loose ends to paint roller covers, using gluing machine. May bevel ends of roller cover, using spindle beveling machine.

Should I be a Paint Roller Winder?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.

  • How to become a Paint Roller Winder

    Most Paint Roller Winders have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9baaaa&chl=no+college+%2898%25%29|certificate+%282%25%29||||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,98,98
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