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Box Sealing Machine Operator

Set up and operate machines to spray and dry adhesives onto boxes.

What does a Box Sealing Machine Operator do?

Sets up and operates machine to spray and dry adhesive onto box blank flaps to make self-sealing boxes: Positions and secures micro-switches in spray chamber to regulate duration of spraying action, according to size of box, using wrench. Adjusts spray unit controls to regulate mixture, intensity, and spread of adhesive on box flaps. Turns crank to position top and side feed guides to hold box blanks in position during spraying and drying process. Opens petcock to start flow of adhesive to spray unit and flips switch to activate conveyor and dryer. Feeds box blanks into machine and observes machine operation to detect malfunction. Adjusts machine controls to correct defective spraying or drying of adhesive.