Rounder

Tend machines that trim unfinished shoe soles to pattern size.

What does a Rounder do?

Tends machine that trims unfinished shoe soles to pattern size: Selects pattern from stock bin, following work ticket. Positions pattern on machine guide pins and places sole on pattern. Depresses pedal or pushes lever that clamps sole onto pattern and starts knife blades rotating around outside edge of pattern to cut sole in conformity with pattern. Removes and sharpens blades, using hone.