Screen Printing Cloth Spreader

Spread cloths on tables in preparation for screen printing.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$17,000 – $35,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Screen Printing Cloth Spreaders do?

Spreads cloth on tables in preparation for screen printing and removes cloth from table after printing: Places roll of cloth on unrolling device and pushes cloth along table to unwind it, following markings on table. Pins ends of cloth to table and smooths out wrinkles. Presses cloth against gummed tabletop or pins selvages of cloth to table to prevent slipping. Slides rods under printed cloth and raises it to drying rack. Winds dry cloth onto tube, using handcrank or motor-driven winder.

Should I be a Screen Printing Cloth Spreader?

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

  • Also known as: Cloth Spreader, Screen Printing

    How to Become a
    Screen Printing Cloth Spreader

    Most Screen Printing Cloth Spreaders 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:9haaaa&chl=no+college+%2888%25%29|certificate+%2811%25%29|associate%27s+%281%25%29|||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,88,88
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