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Sanding Machine Buffer

Tend machines that buff surface of cork sheets.

What does a Sanding Machine Buffer do?

Tends machine that buffs surface of cork sheets, from which outsoles for shoes are cut, to roughen sheets for better adhesion and to remove unevenness: Turns handwheels to set distance between feeder and sander rolls, verifying setting with thickness gauge. Starts machine and feeds sheet sideways through upper rollers that sand, brush, and return finished material through lower rollers on same side for takeoff. Removes worn, and spirally winds new sandpaper onto roll, cuts ends on bias with scissors, and slips metal sleeves over ends to secure paper to roll.