Squeegee Tender

Tend units of band building machines that roll squeegee and gum strips.

What does a Squeegee Tender do?

Tends unit of band building machine that rolls squeegee and gum strip onto ply stock: Lifts rolls of gum strip and squeegee onto letoff rods of machine and threads stock through series of guide rollers. Lifts bias-cut ply stock from conveyor to apron of machine. Turns setscrews to adjust apron guide and provide even application of squeegee and gum on ply stock. Starts machine to run squeegee and gum onto ply stock and to accumulate ply stock in festoon for BAND BUILDER. Splices each succeeding section of ply stock to previous one by hand to form continuous strip.