Tube Handler

Position and remove hollow rods used to support folds of printed cloth.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$18,000 – $40,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Tube Handlers do?

Positions and removes hollow rods used to support folds of printed cloth while cloth moves through steaming chamber: Removes rods from conveyor in feeder rack that automatically drops rods into position to support cloth. Removes and places rods emerging from discharge end of steaming chamber onto conveyor belt to be returned to feeder rack.

Should I be a Tube Handler?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Ready for a Challenge: You jump into new projects with initiative and drive.
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.

  • Also known as: Block Handler, Board Handler, Cloth Handler, Roller Hand, Short Piece Handler

    How to become a Tube Handler

    Most Tube Handlers 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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