Tend machines that form bars, prongs, and buckle frames.
What does a Buckle Frame Shaper do?
Tends automatic machine that cuts and shapes wire or fabric-covered wire to form bars, prongs, and buckle frames: Adjusts forming head according to product specified, using handtools. Positions reel of wire on machine spindle and draws end of wire through guides to forming head. Inserts wire against stop and depresses treadle-switch to start machine. Observes automatic feeding of wire into machine or holds switch down with foot and advances wire against stop as specified item is cut, formed, and ejected. May pull levers of hand-bending machine to shape sample items.