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Machine Folder

Tend machines that fold pre-cemented edges of shoe parts to smooth edges.

What does a Machine Folder do?

Tends machine that folds precemented edges of shoe parts, such as insoles, platforms, quarters, and vamps to strengthen and smooth edges: Positions part against guide and under presser foot and folding finger, or between rollers of machine. Releases pedal that lowers presser foot, starts machine, and guides part under presser foot and folding finger or between rollers to fold and press edges of part. May repair uneven folds by pressing with hot iron. Important variables may be indicated by trade name of machines used.