Marking Machine Operator

Tend machines that print trademarks on the back of cloths.

What does a Marking Machine Operator do?

Tends machine that prints trademark on back of cloth: Pours printing ink and water into mixing can in proportions specified for cloth style. Starts pump to circulate ink between mixing can and trough under pickup roll. Positions truck of cloth at front of machine and starts cloth feeding over printing roll. Examines cloth to detect penetration of ink to face of cloth. Turns handwheel to adjust pressure roll that controls amount of ink applied to fabric. Doffs trucks of marked cloth at swing-folding attachment.