Machine Heel-Seat Laster

Tend lasting machines that attach heel section edges of uppers to insoles.

What does a Machine Heel-Seat Laster do?

Tends lasting machine that shapes and attaches heel section edges of upper to insole: Places and holds last on machine spindle. Pulls edges of shoe upper over insole, using lasting tool. Depresses pedals that activate wipers that press upper edges against insole and tack drivers that fasten edges onto insole. Turns handwheel to adjust spacing of wipers and tack drivers. May nail down exposed edges and tacks, using hammer. May soften and remove wrinkles from uppers, using hand iron.