Testing Machine Operator

Tend machines that test hard felt sheets for uniformity of thickness.

What does a Testing Machine Operator do?

Tends machine that tests hard felt sheets for uniformity of thickness: Turns setscrews to set recorder dials and feed rollers for specific thickness of felt. Starts machine and guides felt between feed rollers. Observes recording dials to ascertain that felt thickness registers within allowable limits and rejects sheets not meeting specifications. Labels piles of accepted and rejected sheets. May reduce thickness of sheets, using drum-type sanding machine.