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Nicker

Tend machines that nick curved edges of shoe parts.

What does a Nicker do?

Tends machine that nicks curved edges of shoe parts, such as vamps, tongues, quarters, and bindings, to facilitate folding of edges, using either of following methods: Turns machine head to bring designated multiedged die into position. Positions part under die and depresses pedal that forces die downward, nicking edge; or Places part on machine post against guide and presses part against reciprocating knife to nick edge. May be designated according to part nicked as Binding Nicker.