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  • 1) Tends machine that applies and smooths stiffening compounds, such as starch, onto cloth: Lifts roll of cloth onto machine brackets.

  • 2) Threads cloth end through machine rollers and dryer and ties leader strap to takeup reel.

  • 3) Lowers doctor and turns setscrews to adjust tension on cloth and set guide devices.

  • 4) Pours compound on cloth directly in front of knife assembly and spreads compound evenly with paddle.

  • 5) Starts and observes operation of machine, and adds compound as needed.

  • 6) Lifts finished roll from takeup reel after cloth has passed through dryer.

  • 7) May tend machine that automatically applies stiffening compound to cloth before cloth is drawn beneath knife.




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DOT:   584.685-030

Job Number: 5569