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  • 1) Tends machine that glues binder boards and reinforcing strips to covering material, miters corners of covers, and turns edges of covers over boards to assemble book covers: Reads work order to determine adjustment requirements.

  • 2) Turns thumbscrews to adjust feed hopper guides according to size of binder boards and covers, and fills feed hopper with binder boards and covers.

  • 3) Mounts roll of reinforcing paper onto spindle, or inserts roll into holder, and adjusts cutting blade.

  • 4) Adjusts corner-nicking and mitering blades as specified.

  • 5) Fills glue fountain and turns switch to activate heating element.

  • 6) Adjusts rollers to distribute glue on binder boards and reinforcing strips.

  • 7) Adjusts pressure gauge of roller, according to thickness of binder boards.

  • 8) Starts machine and places covering pieces sequentially onto feeder.

  • 9) Examines finished covers to ensure established standards have been met.

  • 10) Adjusts machine as necessary during production run.

  • 11) Occasionally stirs glue to maintain consistency.

  • 12) May mount roll of headbands on spindle of machine that cuts and glues headbands on each end of reinforcing strip.

  • 13) May position, align, and press binder boards, reinforcing strips, and headbands onto covering material, and turn in corners manually.

  • 14) May slide cover down into machine or push cover between press surfaces of pneumatic-powered machine that folds, creases, and bonds protruding edges of covers over boards and manually rotates cover until all edges have been creased and bonded.

  • 15) May feed covers through rotary press to ensure bonding.

  • 16) May stack finished covers on table.




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Job Number: 1526