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  • 1) Tends machine that winds typewriter ribbons onto spools: Sets yardage indicator on machine according to ribbon length specified on work order to control number of revolutions.

  • 2) Places ribbon supply reel on mandrel and draws ribbon around rollers and through ribbon guide to prepare ribbon for winding.

  • 3) Adjusts ribbon guide, according to width of ribbon.

  • 4) Places empty spool on spindle and attaches end of ribbon from supply reel to spool.

  • 5) Turns knob to zero dial of footage counter and depresses pedal to wind ribbon onto spool or turns reel that winds ribbon onto spool.

  • 6) Observes dial of footage counter and stops machine at specified point.

  • 7) Examines ribbon during winding to detect defects in fabric, inking, and winding.

  • 8) Removes completed spool from spindle and attaches hooks or eyelets onto ends of ribbons to facilitate attaching to empty spool on typewriter.

  • 9) Attaches fasteners over end of ribbon to prevent unwinding.




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DOT:   733.685-022

Job Number: 8429