Hat Stock Laminating Machine Operator

Tend machines that spray adhesives to the materials used in hat stocks.

What does a Hat Stock Laminating Machine Operator do?

Tends machine that sprays adhesive onto sheets of material and presses material together to form stock for manufacturing hatbrims and crowns: Secures rolls of material, such as cotton, paper, or wool, on holders of machine. Starts machine and inserts ends of sheets between feed rollers that carry materials under spray nozzle for application of adhesive. Aligns edges of coated sheets as sheets pass under heated presser rollers, forming hatbrim and crown stock. Fills machine reservoir with premixed adhesive. Turns bolts to adjust clearance of presser rollers to accommodate thickness of material to be joined, using wrench.