Tube Coverer

Cover dye tubes with cloth tubing to prevent yarn damage.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$18,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Tube Coverers do?

Covers dye tubes with cloth tubing to prevent yarn damage during dyeing process: Mounts tubes on prongs of covering device and slides tubing over tubes. Removes tubes from device and tucks excess tubing into ends of tubes. Sorts defective dye tubes for repair or disposal. May cut tubing into specified lengths, using electric cutting wheel.

Should I be a Tube Coverer?

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: Tack Coverer, Top Coverer, Top-Frame Coverer, Tuber

    How to become a Tube Coverer

    Tube Coverers 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 Tube Coverer-related education!
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