Machine Cementer and Folder

Tend machines that cement and fold skived edges of shoe uppers.

What does a Machine Cementer and Folder do?

Tends machine that cements and folds french binding or skived edge of shoe uppers to form smooth edge: Moves lever to lower machine head and guides shoe part under head to cement, fold, and press edge of upper. Raises and presses folded edge flat, using awl, to repair rough folds. May depress pedal to lower blades that notch and crease folds on curves. May turn knobs to regulate temperature of heating element and flow of heated plastic cement.