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Rotary Screen Printing Machine Operator

Operate rotary screen-printing machines to print designs on textiles.

What does a Rotary Screen Printing Machine Operator do?

Operates rotary screen-printing machine to print designs on textiles: Mounts screen-printing rollers in specified sequence on machine. Turns knob to set machine speed and adjust pressure of rollers, according to type of design and cloth being printed. Turns valves that automatically admit printing paste into rollers. Starts machine and conveyor belt that carries textile articles under printing rollers. Inspects article being printed to detect colors out of register. Turns knob to adjust position of rollers so that each color is printed in allotted spaces in design. Removes foreign matter from rollers to prevent irregular flow of printing paste.