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Press Feeder

Tend automatic feeders on presses that lithograph tinplates.

What does a Press Feeder do?

Tends automatic feeder on press that lithographs tinplate: Cuts bands from pallet load of tinplate, using cutters. Verifies load ticket against production schedule to ensure that specified tinplate is used. Pushes load from roller platform onto feeding hoist. Moves lever to raise load between guides to feeding position. Turns cranks to adjust feeder guides to accommodate size of plate. Observes feeding operation and stops feeder mechanism to remove defective plates. Mixes inks and washes press.