Bandage Winding Machine Operator

Tend machines that form rubber strips into tubing.

What does a Bandage Winding Machine Operator do?

Tends machine that forms rubber strips into tubing used to produce rubberbands: Sets and adjusts guides, knives, seam hammer, and cement roller on band machine to form and cut tubing to specified length. Lifts and positions roll of rubber stripping on letoff rack. Pulls end of rubber strip from roll, places on conveyor, and threads through machine. Starts machine and observes operation. Measures tubing to ensure that specifications are met. Dumps soapstone into blower unit that dusts tubing to prevent sticking.