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Patching Machine Operator

Tend machines that patch articles.

What does a Patching Machine Operator do?

Tends machine that patches articles, such as tablecloths, sheets, and uniforms: Positions damaged article between platens of machine. Selects adhesive patching material to match article to be repaired. Cuts out patch with scissors, and places patch over tear. Reads gauge on machine to ensure that ram is heated to specified temperature. Presses control button to close press and secure patch on article. May seal identification tapes on articles.