Rag Cutting Machine Feeder

Feed machines that cut rags to size for cooking, bleaching, and defibering.
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Salary Range
$18,000 – $40,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Rag Cutting Machine Feeders do?

Feeds machine that cuts rags to size for cooking, bleaching, and defibering prior to making paper, roofing felt, or related products: Places rags on apron of machine and pushes them into feeder roll or loads rags onto conveyor leading to machine. Examines cut rags for size and notifies supervisor if machine knives need adjusting or sharpening. May loosen setscrews with wrench and remove knives. May clean dirt and dust from dust compartment and work area.

Should I be a Rag Cutting Machine Feeder?

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: Mercerizing-Range Feeder

    How to Become a
    Rag Cutting Machine Feeder

    Most Rag Cutting Machine Feeders 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:9gfaaa&chl=no+college+%2884%25%29|certificate+%289%25%29|associate%27s+%287%25%29|||doctorate+%281%25%29&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,84,84
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