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Jacquard Card Cutter

Operate machines to punch holes in Jacquard loom pattern cards.

What does a Jacquard Card Cutter do?

Operates machine to punch holes in Jacquard loom pattern cards, following design draft: Clamps paper design draft to frame on front of machine, and positions blank pattern cards in guide under punches. Places automatic marker in line with first row of design marks. Engages clutch to start punching head. Presses keys that control cutting dies following arrangement of holes indicated on design draft. Compares punched card with pattern to detect cutting errors, and pastes squares of paper over holes punched in error. Numbers cards in consecutive order.