Profession canvas goods assembler

Canvas goods assemblers construct products made from a closely woven fabrics and leather such as tents, bags or wallets. Artists also use it as painting surface.

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Knowledge

  • Fabric types

    Woven, non-woven, knitted fabrics and netting fabrics, technical fabrics such as Gore-Tex and Gannex.

Skills

  • Ensure public safety and security

    Implement the relevant procedures, strategies and use the proper equipment to promote local or national security activities for the protection of data, people, institutions, and property.

  • Sew textile-based articles

    Sew different products based on textiles and wearing apparel articles. Combine good hand-eye coordination, manual dexterity, and physical and mental stamina.

  • Carry out measurements of parts

    Operate measurement instruments to measure parts of manufactured objects. Take into consideration specifications of manufacturers to perform the measuring.

  • Apply machine cutting techniques for footwear and leather goods

    Adjust and establish the machine technical operating parameters for cutting footwear and leather goods. Check and select the cutting dies, classification of the cut pieces against cutting restrictions, specifications and quality requirements. Check and complete the cutting orders. Perform simple procedures for maintenance of machines.

  • Operate handheld riveting equipment

    Operate various kinds of tools and equipment used in riveting processes, such a pin hammer and a rivet set, handheld squeezers, a hammer and bucking bar, a pneumatic hammer, a rivet gun, and others.

  • Prepare pieces for joining

    Prepare metal or other material workpieces for joining processes by cleaning the workpieces, checking their measurements with the technical plan and marking on the pieces where they'll be joined.

  • Pack goods

    Pack different kinds of goods such as finished manufactured products or goods in use. Pack goods by hand in boxes, bags and other types of containers.

  • Assemble goods

    Assemble goods coming from in manufacturing processes or in removing activities.

  • Verify product specifications

    Check heights, colour and other attributes of finished product against specifications.

  • Operate hot glue gun

    Operate the electric machine used to apply hot melt adhesive to join two pieces of material.

  • Cut fabrics

    Cut fabrics and other wearing apparel materials considering measures, placement of the fabrics in the cutting table in multiple layers, and making the most efficient usage of the fabric avoiding waste. Cut fabrics by hand, or using electric knives, or other cutting tools depending on the fabric. Use computerised systems or automatic cutting machines.

Optional knowledge and skills

use pattern-cutting softwares tend weaving machines use weaving machine technologies nonwoven machine technology rivet types dye fabrics use manual sewing techniques conduct textile testing operations tend textile printing machines apply restoration techniques inspect quality of products textile printing technology tend riveting machine properties of fabrics apply footwear and leather goods quality control techniques record production data for quality control create patterns for textile products technical drawings manufacturing of sports equipment sew pieces of fabric

Source: Sisyphus ODB