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Plug Cutter

Tend machines that cut rubber rods or bars into pencil erasers.

What does a Plug Cutter do?

Tends machine that cuts rubber rods or bars into pencil erasers: Adjusts guides on machine to specified length and size of rods or bars to be cut. Starts machine and feeds prescribed colored rods or bars manually into device that feeds them to knives which cut them to specified size. Observes machine operation and spot checks length and size of plugs, using hand gauge to ensure conformity to specifications.