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Embossing Press Operator

Set up and operate presses to emboss paper stocks.

What does an Embossing Press Operator do?

Sets up and operates press to emboss paper stock, such as labels or stationery: Installs and locks embossed plate in chase and locks chase in bed of press. Mixes embossing composition to puttylike consistency, spreads glue on platen, and applies thin pad of composition over glue. Makes impression of embossing to desired depth in composition on platen, trims off excess, and allows composition to harden. Scrapes high spots on counter die to prevent it from puncturing paper. Starts press, sets sheets singly in gauge pins, and embosses them, removing and stacking them as embossed.