Stripping Machine Operator

Tend machines that glue fabric strips.

What does a Stripping Machine Operator do?

Tends machine that glues fabric strip over back edge of unbound paper products, such as legal tablets, notebooks, and ledger paper: Turns handwheel to adjust machine-head pressure plate to thickness of item being processed. Places roll of gummed tape on reel and threads end through feed guide and rolls. Turns screws to adjust tension springs that bring pressure on tape to facilitate sticking, using wrench and screwdriver. Starts machine and feeds items into machine feed conveyors. Stacks completed product on skids.