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Tend machines that wind asphalt-coated roofing felt into rolls.

What does a Reeler do?

Tends machine that winds asphalt-coated roofing felt into rolls of specified length and width: Threads felt through feed rollers and inserts end in takeup reel. Starts machine that automatically weighs and ejects completed roll after specified weight has been wound. Depresses pedal to activate knife that severs roll from continuous feed after specified weight has been attained. May change gears to vary size and weight of rolls, using handtools.