Machine Zipper Trimmer

Tend power presses that cut excess scoops from slide fastener chains.

What does a Machine Zipper Trimmer do?

Tends power press that cuts excess scoops from slide fastener chains to shorten them to specified length: Measures chain against machine-mounted ruler to determine number of scoops to remove. Positions stringer under die of press and presses pedal to operate cutter. Rubs cut scoops against edge of press to remove them from tape. Examines zippers for broken or missing scoops and discards defective zippers.