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Acoustical Tile Patternmaker

Tend machines that perforate and blast patterns on insulation board panels.

What does an Acoustical Tile Patternmaker do?

Tends machines that perforate, groove, and blast patterns on insulation board panels to form acoustical tile: Dumps sacks of ground walnut shell into hopper of blaster machine and moves controls to regulate flow of shell into blaster. Adjusts height of saws to control depth of cut, using gauge and wrench. Starts machines and conveyors, and spaces pattern templates on feed conveyor. Feeds panelboards into perforating machine, and observes perforated panels to ensure automatic positioning upon templates. Observes sets of panels and templates as they are conveyed into blaster machine to ensure that specified pattern or decorative design is imprinted upon panels according to template design.