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Covering Machine Tender

Tend machines that press leather parts over metal keycase half.

What does a Covering Machine Tender do?

Tends pneumatic-powered machine that stretches and presses precemented leather part over metal keycase half to form decorative covering on keycase: Turns knobs and handles to actuate heating element in machine and open air valves. Places metal keycase half in machine ram-head depression, and positions precemented leather part in bottom die jaws of machine. Presses buttons to open air valves that force ram head down into die jaws to cover keycase half with leather. Removes part from machine and inspects leather for defective covering. Presses loose edges of leather into snap slot, using folding bone.