Forepart Laster

Tend lasting machines that press edges of pre-cemented uppers onto insoles.

What does a Forepart Laster do?

Tends lasting machine that presses edges of precemented uppers onto insole and shapes forepart section of shoes: Positions last on machine. Moves lever to cause machine pincers to stretch upper, and to cause wipers to press edges of upper onto insole. Presses machine button to release last. Turns handle to reverse pincer grip according to shape of right or left shoe.